Five Wounded in Scuffle at Sidon Vegetable Market
[An Nahar] A scuffle broke out in the southern city of Sidon on Saturday as security forces attempted to removed street vendors from a local market, reported the National News Agency.
Five people were wounded when the security forces, backed by the army, attempted to remove the carts off the streets of the city's vegetable market.
A clash soon ensued between those opposing the decision and others backing it.
Sticks and knives were used in the clash and a number of people have since been arrested for investigation.
The decision to remove the carts was taken by the Sidon municipality four days ago.
Posted by: Fred 2012-12-02