Police, anti-government protesters again clash in Beirut

August 23, 2015 5:19 PM

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Police, anti-government protesters again clash in Beirut

BEIRUT—Lebanese riot police are spraying thousands of protesters with water cannons in downtown Beirut, the second day of mass demonstrations against an ongoing trash crisis becoming violent.

The clashes broke out shortly before sunset Sunday when angry protesters tried to break through barbed wire leading to the government’s headquarters.

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