Military equipment is on the streets of Tripoli as riots erupt

Protests in downtown Tripoli turned into riots. A clash broke out between security forces and protesters. Activists threw stones at police officers. The security forces used rubber bullets and tear gas. Military equipment appeared on the city streets.

At least 10 protesters and four policemen were wounded. Rallies in Tripoli have been going on for about a week. Citizens are dissatisfied with the introduction of an emergency sanitary regime. Unemployment in the country is growing, many businesses are closing due to the decline in economic activity of the Lebanese.