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Beirut fighting continues despite new security plan

Sporadic fighting continued in Beirut Sunday. It underlined concern that the powerful right-wing Christian ''Lebanese Forces'' militia in East Beirut might actively resist implementation of a newly approved security plan for Beirut.

The plan, agreed to by Christian and Muslim leaders in the government, was intended to end the fighting between Muslims and Christians.

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Gen. Michel Aoun, the tough Christian officer appointed Army commander Saturday, heads a six-man military council of Muslim and Christian officers charged with working out details of implementing the plan.

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