Aug 22, 2015

Gunfire, tear gas as Lebanese police fight Beirut protesters - Houston Chronicle

BEIRUT (AP) — Police firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons battled thousands of Lebanese protesters Saturday demonstrating against government corruption and political dysfunction amid a trash crisis, with the sound of gunfire echoing through the streets into the night. Riot police used batons to beat back protesters among downtown Beirut's Ottoman-era buildings and lavish apartment...

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