Thursday, October 14, a demonstration against the judge leading the investigation into the explosion in the port of Beirut, in August 2020, escalated. Six people died, and around 30 were injured.
In Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, the situation is extremely tense. It even resembles a war scene. Assault rifle fire echoed through the city on Thursday, October 14. Panic spread to the inhabitants, who tried to flee as quickly as possible. The army tanks were deployed, the latter targeted in particular snipers ambushed in a building. Inanimate bodies are on the ground. The death toll is six and around thirty injured.
“Isn’t that a shame that rocket launcher and assault rifle fire? They brought us back to the days of the civil war“, protests a man. In question, a demonstration in front of the courthouse. Supporters of Hezbollah and its allies gathered to demand the departure of the judge in charge of the investigation into the explosion in the port of Beirut, in August 2020. The portrait of the magistrate was burnt. Politicians of all stripes were summoned, but all refused to be questioned. None showed up.