Beirut Live Updates: Over 70 Security Officers Injured, One Dead in Clashes With Protesters | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Beirut Live Updates: Over 70 Security Officers Injured, One Dead in Clashes With Protesters

The protests are taking place in the aftermath of a huge blast at Beirut's port on Tuesday, which has killed at least 158 people and left some 5,000 injured and 300,000 homeless.

Demonstrations resumed in the Lebanese capital earlier in the day, with protesters demanding the resignation of the government and social reforms. Protests have already been marred by violence, with demonstrators throwing projectiles and police firing tear gas.

The number of people injured in ongoing clashes between police and protesters in central Beirut has climbed to 490, according to local media reports.

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