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Tripoli clashes in pictures

Riot police fired tear gas at demonstrators hurling stones and fire bombs at a government building in north Lebanon's city of Tripoli Thursday in the fourth night of bloody confrontations over the COVID-19 lockdown and the country's economic crisis.

  • Lebanese anti-government protesters shout slogans and burn a garbage container as they go around the homes of deputies and government officials the northern port city of Tripoli to protest the economic situation and their role in leading the country to crisis, January 28, 2021. AFP / JOSEPH EID

  • Lebanese special forces policemen remove a car that was burned by protesters during a night of violent confrontations between security forces and protesters, in Tripoli, north Lebanon, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

  • People carry the coffin of a protestor, who was killed in clashes between security forces and demonstrators during a protest against the lockdown and worsening economic conditions, during his funeral in Tripoli, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease January 28, 2021. REUTERS/Omar Ibrahim

  • Protesters set fire to garbage containers in front the house of a Lebanese lawmaker, during a protest against deteriorating living conditions and strict coronavirus lockdown measures, in Tripoli, north Lebanon, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

  • Lebanese anti-government protesters confront security forces as they go around the homes of deputies and government officials the northern port city of Tripoli to protest the economic situation and their role in leading the country to crisis, January 28, 2021. AFP / JOSEPH EID

  • Lebanese anti-government protesters run from tear gas during clashes with security forces near the Serail in the northern port city of Tripoli, following a demonstration to protest against the economic situation, on January 28, 2021. AFP / JOSEPH EID

  • A protester throws back a tear gas canister towards riot policemen during a protest against deteriorating living conditions and strict coronavirus lockdown measures, in Tripoli, north Lebanon, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

  • Protesters remove barbed wires from around an official government office during a protest against deteriorating living conditions and strict coronavirus lockdown measures, in Tripoli, north Lebanon, Jan. 28, 2021. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

  • A Lebanese anti-government protester wearing a water bottle as a shield points during clashes with security forces in front of the Serail (headquarters of the Governorate), in the northern port city of Tripoli, following a demonstration to protest against the economic situation, January 28, 2021. AFP / JOSEPH EID

  • Lebanese anti-government protesters hurl rocks in front of the Serail in the northern port city of Tripoli, following a demonstration to protest against the economic situation, January 28, 2021. AFP / JOSEPH EID

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