Breaking: The Fatah al-Islam “755 plan” was to terrorize Tripoli and turn it into an Islamic State!
Beirut Spring has the details.
Hat Tip Jeha
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Witnesses said Fatah al-Islam militants have also booby-trapped donkeys and dogs and set them in the direction of army lines, but the animals were shot and detonated before reaching army positions.
Witnesses said 10 Fatah al-Islam suicide bombers blew themselves up at al-Thawra mosque and an adjacent building in the besieged camp.
They said the militants were using mosques and medical centers as combat outposts in an apparent effort to force the army attack such targets.
The army, however, said in a communiqué that holy sites and medical centers have been pacified.
Muslim Clergymen stressed in Friday sermons that mosques should not be used for other purposes than praying…
The government has made the militants a “surrender or die” offer, but Fatah al-Islam said it would fight to the bitter end.
Meanwhile, Islamist fighters evacuated families and dependents from the Ein al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp near the southern port city of Sidon, witnesses said.
Meanwhile… A group of Palestinians protested in the Al Rashidiyeh camp in Lebanon under the watchful eye of Fatah fighters.
Palestinians take part in a demonstration, to protest the Lebanese army shelling of Nahr al-Bared refugee camp, in Al Rashidiyeh camp in southern Lebanon June 1, 2007. Palestinian leaders are striving to ensure that fighting between army troops and Islamist militants in north Lebanon does not ignite violence at refugee camps elsewhere. (REUTERS/Haidar Hawila)
… In other words, Reuters is saying it would be the government’s fault if fighting broke out in other Palestinian camps in Lebanon.
It was a spontaneous protest, no doubt…
Palestinian Fatah fighters watch as Palestinians take part in a demonstration, to protest the Lebanese army shelling of Nahr al-Bared refugee camp, in Al Rashidiyeh camp in southern Lebanon June 1, 2007. (Reuters)
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