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Anti-government protesters scuffle with Lebanese army soldiers during a protest in the town of Jal el-Dib north of Beirut, Lebanon, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Lebanese troops have moved in to open several major roads in Beirut and other cities, scuffling in some places with anti-government protesters who had blocked the streets for the past week. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)

Lebanese army insists it is investigating soldier who fired on protestors

A Lebanese soldier suspected of firing towards protesters in Beirut on Thursday is under investigation, the army said on Saturday.

Seven people were killed in clashes that erupted near the site of a protest against the judge leading an inquiry into a catastrophic port explosion in Beirut last year.

Source: US News & World Report

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