Tanks in Beirut as Syria protest leaves one dead




 
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June 10th, 2013  
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Topic: Tanks in Beirut as Syria protest leaves one dead


By Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanese troops blocked streets in Beirut with tanks and barbed wire for several hours on Sunday after the killing of a protester outside the Iranian embassy raised factional tensions already inflamed by the war in Syria. The man died during a clash between rival groups of Shi'ite Muslims after militiamen from the Iranian-backed Hezbollah movement opened fire when protesters drew up at the embassy, the latest sign of Syria's violence spilling over to its neighbors. ...




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