Armed Clashes Erupt in Beirut Neighborhood, Injuries Reported

Published September 8th, 2020 - 06:46 GMT
Lebanese demonstrators carry nooses and torches during a demonstration to mark one month since the cataclysmic August 4 explosion that killed 191 people, at Beirut's port area in the Lebanese capital Beirut on September 4, 2020. ANWAR AMRO / AFP
Lebanese demonstrators carry nooses and torches during a demonstration to mark one month since the cataclysmic August 4 explosion that killed 191 people, at Beirut's port area in the Lebanese capital Beirut on September 4, 2020. ANWAR AMRO / AFP
Highlights
The injured were rushed to hospital as army attempted to restore security.

Several injuries have been reported after an armed clash erupted in Beirut’s Tariq Al-Jadida neighborhood on Monday evening.

The Lebanese army deployed to the area and cordoned off Karam Darwish street where the clash took place, the state National News Agency said.  

Machine guns were used in the clash, a correspondent for the agency said. 

The injured were rushed to hospital as army attempted to restore security.

 

This article has been adapted from its original source.


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