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Riots in Lebanon with economy in crisis


Hundreds of protesters have clashed with troops in Tripoli for a second day. The anti-government sentiment, fueled by an ongoing financial collapse, drove people to the streets despite a coronavirus lockdown.

Lebanon saw intense rioting on Tuesday as hundreds of protesters clashed with soldiers in Tripoli for a second day.

The clashes, which lasted late into the night, have left several people injured on both sides.
Unrest over a mounting economic crisis amid a weeks-long coronavirus lockdown has renewed anti-government sentiment that has been brewing in the country for months.
The country is seeing a financial collapse,  with unprecedented inflation and a plunging Lebanese pound.

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