Protesters Close Major Highway in Lebanon Over Trash Crisis

July 26, 2015 7:17 PM

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Protesters have closed the highway linking Beirut to southern Lebanon over the country's trash crisis.

The closure of the vital highway in the coastal town of Jiyeh on Sunday comes amid reports that the government plans to move trash piled on the streets of Beirut to the Kharoub region south of the capital.

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