Lebanon riots: Security forces wound protesters with live fire

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    Hundreds of protesters have clashed with security forces in Lebanon for a third day, angry about a nationwide lockdown that has left them unable to cope financially.

    Police in the northern city of Tripoli used tear gas and water cannon to beat back protesters who are demanding the government do more to fix the dire economy.

    Protesters say they are hungry, unable to cope with third week of coronavirus curbs.

    Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports from Tripoli, Lebanon.

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