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Violent protests, anger in Beirut over blast

Clip: 08/08/2020 | 6m 48s Video has closed captioning.

Protests in Beirut over the Lebanese government’s response to the deadly blast on Tuesday, which killed at least 158 people and injured 6,000, turned violent with security forces firing several rounds of tear gas as some demonstrators set fires and threw objects at the police. Special Correspondent Leila Molana-Allen reports on the widespread anger in Lebanon and the rescue mission underway.

Aired: 08/08/20

Rating: NR

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