Violent protests for the second day in Tripoli, Lebanon

Tripoli-ALSHARQIYA  January 27: Clashes escalated in the city of Tripoli, northern Lebanon, for the second consecutive day between protesters against the closure decision and the security forces
Protesters, some of them masked, threw Molotov cocktails, firecrackers and stones at the security forces and the army, which followed them between the inner neighborhoods and later responded by firing teargas and rubber bullets, and worked to besiege and disperse the protesters.
Small groups of demonstrators blocked main roads in northern Lebanon, the Bekaa, and the southern entrance to Beirut, as protesters gathered in central Beirut, before the security forces dispersed them.


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