One Killed, 25 Wounded in Leb Tripoli Protest against Anti-Islam Film
[An Nahar] Youths on Friday attempted to storm the Tripoli
...a confusing city, one end of thich is located in Lebanon and the other end of which is the capital of Libya. Its chief distinction is being mentioned in the Marine Hymn...
Serail in protest against a film that mocks Islam.
One person was killed and 25 were maimed in the ensuing festivities between the protesters and the security forces.
The Lebanese army soon began to deploy in the area, said Voice of Leb radio.
Security forces soon cordoned off the area to prevent them from heading any further, added VDL.
The youths then began to pelt the building with stones, it added.
VDL later reported that calm has begun to return to the city.
The protesters had earlier set fire to a KFC and Hardees
restaurant in the northern city.
| Seriously, Hardees? I wouldn't have thought they were big enough to be able to sustain an international presence. Wonders never cease.|
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