Tense situation in Sidon and Tripoli in Lebanon

The army fired into the air to disperse protesters gathering in Sidon, but gunfire was also heard in Tripoli where the situation remained tense. It is reported that some Sunnis feel targeted by the army, who they believe to be working on behalf of Hezbollah. Travellers should reconsider any plans they have for travelling to Lebanon during this time of extreme political and sectarian tension.

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