Three killed during Hezbollah-led protest
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
Lebanon. This was a result of the country's not meeting his opposition's demand to abdicate. They burnt tires and cars in and around the capital, enforcing a general strike called for by .-led protesters took to the streets to block all major highways throughout
Thousands of police andwere deployed across the country. They worked together in opening roads, negotiating with some of the protesters, but refrained from using force.
The riots and clashes left three dead, including two bodyguards for former Member of Parliament, Fares Soaid, who is also a member of Lebanon's. Over a hundred and thirty other people were injured. Clean up operations were on their way, while the Internal Security Forces (ISF) imposed a curfew.
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