Police injure dozens in lockdown protests in Lebanon's Tripoli: Red Cross

Overnight police violence in northern Lebanon between security forces and demonstrators angered by a coronavirus lockdown injured at least 45 people, the Lebanese Red Cross said on Wednesday. At least nine of the injured were treated in hospital following rolling scuffles in the main northern city of Tripoli, the Red Cross said. Protesters lobbed molotov cocktails, fireworks and stones at security forces who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets, an AFP correspondent reported. At least 30 people were injured in similar clashes in Tripoli on Monday night as frustration with tight coronavir…

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