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Lebanon: Several protesters injured with live ammunition during Tripoli rally03:09

Lebanon: Several protesters injured with live ammunition during Tripoli rally

Lebanon, Tripoli
January 28, 2021 at 03:58 GMT +00:00 · Published

Several protesters were injured with live ammunition in Lebanon's second-largest city of Tripoli as the demonstrations against harsh economic conditions and a COVID lockdown intensified on Wednesday.

A protester can be seen showing his injuries to journalists while another demonstrated bullet cases collected at the scene of protests.

Discontent with the government has been growing in Lebanon over its response to the pandemic which added pressure on the already struggling economy.

Lebanon: Several protesters injured with live ammunition during Tripoli rally03:09
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Several protesters were injured with live ammunition in Lebanon's second-largest city of Tripoli as the demonstrations against harsh economic conditions and a COVID lockdown intensified on Wednesday.

A protester can be seen showing his injuries to journalists while another demonstrated bullet cases collected at the scene of protests.

Discontent with the government has been growing in Lebanon over its response to the pandemic which added pressure on the already struggling economy.

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