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Beirut unrest continues, protesters clash with police - report

Protesters gathered again in Lebanon's capital of Beirut and clashed with the country's security forces, Agence France-Presse reported on Sunday.

The day before the protesters stormed several government buildings, while the local media reported of fires breaking out in the downtown area of the city. As was later stated by the police officials, one police officer was fatally injured during the demonstrations.

The protests erupted after the explosion that took place on August 4, killing at least 158 people so far and injuring 6,000.

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