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Qab Elias: News Agency and Bekaa Valley

qab elias: On Sunday, a fire ripped through another settlement near the town of Qab Elias, also killing one person, according to CTV. George Ketteneh, of Lebanon's Red Cross, says Tuesday's blaze erupted in the nearby Tal Sarhoun camp. It was the second such deadly fire to hit refugee encampments in eastern Lebanon amid soaring temperatures. Among those injured, seven were reported to be in critical condition. Also in the Bekaa Valley, four Syrians who were taken into custody in a sweeping security raid last week died of poor health, the Lebanese army said Tuesday. Lebanon's state-run National News Agency said 22 of the 185 tents in the informal settlement burned down. ( As reported in the news.