Deadly shooting rocks Beirut as tensions over blast probe erupt

BEIRUT: At least six were shot dead in Beirut on Thursday, in an attack on protesters who were heading for a demonstration to demand the removal of the judge investigating the explosion that ripped through the city’s port last year. The shooting marks the worst civil violence in Beirut since 2008, and highlights a deepening crisis over the probe into the catastrophic August 2020 explosion … Continue reading Deadly shooting rocks Beirut as tensions over blast probe erupt