May 08 2019 - 04:23

New scuffle as Mansourieh residents hold fresh protest over power lines

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Residents of the town of Mansourieh held on Wednesday a new protest over the installation of high-voltage power lines.
The residents blocked the road to Beit Mery amid heavy security presence, vowing escalation if their demands were not met.
This as scuffles erupted later between the security forces and the residents when they tried to break through a security cordon around Energy Ministry workers who were installing the lines.
In turn, MP Elias Hankash told LBCI that the works must be stopped, vowing escalation.

Yesterday, a scuffle broke out between the residents and the security forces overseeing the protest.
The brawl involved also MP Hankash who was present to protest the installation.
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