Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast

Lebanon: vigil and protests mark one week since devastating Beirut blast

A third night of clashes between demonstrators and security forces broke out near the parliament building in Beirut, in which police used teargas and protesters threw stones and fireworks, in the wake of the devastating explosion that hit the city’s port a week ago. The Lebanese prime minister’s announcement a day before that the government would resign did little to quell the anger of a people demanding change to the political system
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