Dozens injured in Beirut protests

Dozens were injured on the streets of Beirut Sunday (December 15) in clashes between protesters and security forces. Demonstrators had returned to the streets despite a fierce crackdown the night before. Sunday night’s clashes are just the latest in an historic wave of protests that have swept Lebanon since October. Demonstrators are angry at corruption among the political elite They’re blaming the government for the country’s worst economic crisis in decades. They hurled stones and fireworks at ranks of security forces and were met with tear gas. Lebanon’s internal security force issued a warning on Twitter for people to clear the streets But protesters said they’re not going anywhere.

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