Beirut - undeclared truce A relative calm had been restored. “The guns have fallen silent and it seems there is an undeclared truce after four hours of clashes,” Zeina Khodr. https://twitter.com/ZeinakhodrAljaz/status/1448622048075558917
UN's Joanna Wroneca calls for ‘restraint’ UN special coordinator for Lebanon, Joanna Wronecka calls for maximum restraint. “At this juncture, it is critical to show maximum restraint, ensure that calm is restored and that citizens are protected,” Wronecka said in a tweet. https://twitter.com/JWronecka/status/1448582164287721474
Beirut ‘war zone’ - ‘Most serious and intense battle in years’ Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr, reporting from Beirut, says the city’s streets look like a war zone. “This is the most serious and intense gun battles in the streets of Beirut in years. The full area is a war zone,...
Statement on Beirut - ‘shots in the head with live ammunition’ Following a meeting with heads of security agencies, Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi has said in a statement: “The security agencies knew about the gatherings that took place, but had no indicators that could develop into shots in the head...
VIDEO - Lebanon - Gunfire in Beirut near protest, at least 6 dead - many injured
Lebanon children trapped due to clashes - AlJazeera
Attempts to evacuate residents caught in crossfire - reports The civil defence forces are trying to help evacuate residents caught in the crossfire according to an Al Jazeera reporter who is reporting live from Beirut. Prime Minister Najib Mikati is currently meeting with the heads of security agencies as clashes...
Developing Story - Lebanon live --- Gunfire in Beirut, at least 6 dead
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