6 killed and 20 injured in gunfire in protest in Beirut over port blast probe

gunfire killed six people and 30 injured during a meeting in Beirut, organized by the Shia Hezbollah and Amal movements from Thursday to demand the dismissal of the lead researcher into last yearharbor explosion.

Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi told a news conference that the death had a toll climbed until six.

He said some of the victims were shot in the head.

The deaths include a 24-year-old woman who used to be hit in the head by a stray bullet while he in fed up with her home, a physician in the Sahel hospital in The southern suburbs of Beirut told AFP.

The Lebanese Red Cross posted the number of at least 30 injured.

AFP correspondents in the area heard heavy gunfire.

6 killed and 20 injured in gunfire in protest in Beirut over port blast probe

Lebanese medics help burgers evacuate during collisions in the area of tayoune, in the southern suburbs of the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021, following a demonstration by supporters of Hezbollah and the Amal Movement. (JOSEPH EID/AFP)

Lebanese television broadcast Pictures of men met guns and heavy weapons.

The military reported “outbursts” of gunfire in the area of Tayouneh – Badaro,” a largely residential area of Beirut.

“The army hastened to cordon off the area and bets in its neighborhoods and their entrance. Patrols started net as the quest for the gunmen to hold them,” it said.

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In a follow-up statement, the military warned it would open fire Bee anyone firing live rounds, calling on burgers to evacuate area.

Prime Minister Najib Mikati called for calm to be restored and warned against attempts to drag Lebanon into violence.

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