Burj el-Barajneh

human settlement in Lebanon

Burj el-Barajneh is a settlement in Beirut, Lebanon. It was set up as a Palestine refugee camp in 1948. It was laid siege to by the Israeli army and local Christian Phalangists during 1982, after Israel invaded Lebanon earlier that year.

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33°50′54″N 35°30′12″E / 33.84833°N 35.50333°E / 33.84833; 35.50333