Clashes in Beirut Follow Funeral

Clashes erupted in downtown Beirut on Sunday and protesters tried to break into the offices of Lebanon Prime Minister Najib Mikati after the country’s intelligence chief’s funeral.
Clashes in Beirut Follow Funeral
Supporters of the March 14 movement, which opposes the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad, storm the governmental palace in Beirut after the funeral of top intelligence chief General Wissam al-Hassan and his bodyguard, in downtown Beirut, on Oct. 21. Hassan, a prominent Lebanese figure opposed to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, died when a powerful bomb exploded in a Beirut suburb on Oct. 19, sparking angry calls for Prime Minister Najib Mikati and his government to quit. (-/AFP/Getty Images)
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