Food Lebanese forces fire tear gas to disperse downtown Beirut protests: Lebanese TV


BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese safety forces fired tear gas to disperse hundreds of protesters in central Beirut on Friday just after some demonstrators experienced established fireplace to a close by creating, according to Lebanese tv stations.

Two Reuters witnesses noticed demonstrators choking from the tear gas and asking military troopers for assist. The witnesses observed some protesters, including some who were hooded, smashing storefronts and benches.

Reporting by Eric Knecht, Ellen Francis and Samia Nakhoul Enhancing by Howard Goller

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