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Sunday, November 15, 1998 Published at 10:55 GMT


World: Middle East

More clashes in south Lebanon


There's been more fighting in southern Lebanon between Israeli forces and Hezbollah guerrillas.

The guerrillas fired rockets and mortars at several positions in the Israeli-occupied zone, while the Israelis shelled Hezbollah positions to the north.

The Israelis say one of their military outposts in the western sector of the zone was damaged.

There are no reports of casualties.

Hezbollah said its attacks were in response to a series of Israeli air raids.

Fighting between the two sides has been heavier than usual during the last week.

From the newsroom of the BBC World Service



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