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The number of victims during the protests in Beirut have exceeded 700 people

by alex

Количество пострадавших в ходе протестов в Бейруте превысило 700 человек

During the protests in Beirut have suffered more than 700 people. About it reports TV channel Al Jazeera.

According to the newspaper, injuring at least 728 people, a policeman was killed. Another 19 protesters were arrested.

Thousands of people came out to protest to demand that the government of Lebanon to resign. Speaking on the event, the activists said that the government is responsible for the economic and political problems in the country, as for the explosion, which injured more than four thousand people.

During the protests the participants broke into the building of the ministries of foreign Affairs, economy, energy and environment, and the Association of banks of Lebanon. Some time later the security forces returned to Beirut city center and business district of the city under his control.

A powerful explosion occurred near the port of Beirut on the evening of 4 August. The damage done to the many quarters of the city, the blast was piqued and the Russian Embassy. Not less than 300 thousand people lost their homes, killing more than 150 people.

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