Aug 22, 2015

Lebanon trash crisis: Over a dozen injured as police violently disperse protests in Beirut — RT News

Water cannon, rubber bullets and tear gas were deployed by police in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, on Saturday as crowds gathered to protest against the government’s inability to deal with rubbish collection problems in the city.

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