Slain official's funeral ends in Beirut violence




 
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Slain official's funeral ends in Beirut violence
 
October 21st, 2012  
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Slain official's funeral ends in Beirut violence
BEIRUT (Reuters) - The state funeral in Beirut of an assassinated Lebanese intelligence chief ended in violence on Sunday as angry mourners broke away and tried to storm the offices of Prime Minister Najib Mikati, prompting security forces to shoot in the air and fire tear gas to repulse them. The clashes fed into a growing political crisis in Lebanon linked to the civil war in neighboring Syria. ...




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