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Banks targeted in Lebanon's 'night of the Molotov'


Beirut, Lebanon - At least a dozen Lebanese banks across the country have been torched and vandalised during the second consecutive night of angry protests fuelled by frustration over the national currency's unfettered depreciation.
Hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets and dozens were arrested by security forces.
The largest and most violent protests took place in the northern city of Tripoli - Lebanon's second-largest, and poorest, city, after protester Fouaz al-Semaan died on Tuesday from wounds sustained while protesting the night before.

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The 26-year-old man's sister said the Lebanese army shot him. The military expressed its "regret" over the killing without directly claiming responsibility and said it has launched an investigatio

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