A Lebanese army soldier takes position during a raid to search for gunmen after clashes that erupted between followers of a radical Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir and Shiite gunmen,

 

              A Lebanese army soldier takes position during a raid to search for gunmen after clashes that erupted between followers of a radical Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir and Shiite gunmen,
A Lebanese army soldier takes position during a raid to search for gunmen after clashes that erupted between followers of a radical Sunni cleric Sheik Ahmad al-Assir and Shiite gunmen, in the southern port city of Sidon, Lebanon, Monday, June 24, 2013. Lebanese troops battled heavily armed followers of a hard-line Sunni cleric holed up in a mosque complex in a southern port city on Monday, the second day of fighting that has left more than a dozen of soldiers dead, the military said. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)