Sniper fire also continued to target people caught in the fighting between the mostly Sunni-populated Bab al-Tabbaneh area and the mostly Alawite neighborhood of Jabal Mohsen.
Fighting intensified late evening as RPG rounds slammed into fighting fronts, while a mortar round exploded in the Rifa-Mankoubin area of the city.
The woman that died was identified as Abir Kayyal . She died in the evening from wounds sustained in the clashes, Lebanon’s state NNA reported.
The sniper fire forced the closure of the international highway leading through Bab al-Tebbaneh, while schools in conflict zones announced they would shut Monday out of security concerns.
Amid the clashes, one of Bab al-Tebbaneh’s top militia commanders warned Future Movement leader MP Saad Hariri against joining a national-partnership cabinet with Hezbollah.
“If Saad Hariri enters a coalition cabinet with Hezbollah, he would be betraying the Sunni sect” Ziad Allouki, said in response to Hariri’s Friday statement regarding his acceptance to participate in a cabinet with Hezbollah.
Tripoli has witnessed frequent Syria-related violence pitting Sunnis from Bab al-Tabbaneh against members of the minority Alawite community, to which Syrian President Bashar Assad belongs.
Tension has skyrocketed in Tripoli since the judiciary began a probe into the Jabal Mohsen-based Arab Democratic Party over its alleged role in the twin bombings of August 23, which left dozens dead outside two Sunni mosques.
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