Lebanese security forces and protesters clash in Tripoli

Clashes broke out Sunday in the impoverished Lebanese city of Tripoli, the latest violence between security forces and protesters furious at the economic fallout of strict coronavirus lockdown measures. Protesters took to the streets of Lebanon’s second city after an otherwise calm weekend, that followed days of angry demonstrations that left one person dead and 400 others wounded. On Sunday afternoon, a few hundred demonstrators had gathered in central Tripoli’s Al-Nour square, after calls on social media for people to rally in solidarity. Then, later on Sunday evening, youths gathered outsid…

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