Agence France-Presse said one person was killed and eight others wounded. Dr. Maryam Hassan, from the Sahel Hospital on the outskirts of Beirut, said that the dead man was shot in the head, and that three of the wounded are in critical condition.
Reuters, quoting a military source, said four people were killed, including a woman who was shot in her home.
A woman holds children’s hands and runs out of school after a shooting outbreak in Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, on October 14, 2021 – Photo: Mohamed Azakir / Reuters
The demonstration demanded the dismissal of Judge Tariq Bitar, who is in charge of the operation The explosion that occurred on August 4, 2020 in the city’s port.
The tragedy killed at least 214 people and injured more than 6000As well as the demolition of a number of buildings in the Lebanese capital.
The arrest of the deputy and denunciation
Hezbollah and its allies say Bitar is politicizing the investigation.
The judge questioned many politicians and government officials, including allies of Hezbollah, suspected of negligence that led to the port explosion.
It was caused by a large amount of ammonium nitrate that was stored there.
on Tuesday (12), Bitar issued an arrest warrant for Ali Hassan Khalil, a former deputy finance minister, a member of the Amal movement and an ally of Hezbollah..
Two former ministers filed a complaint against the judge, who suspended the investigation. The charge was dismissed Thursday, and Bitar will be able to resume his work.
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