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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.

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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