The rampage continues.
(RT) — Demonstrators in Tripoli, Lebanon, burned down a restaurant belonging to US-based chain KFC in protest against an anti-Islamic film mocking the Prophet Muhammad. At least one person was killed and 24 were wounded in the clashes.
Hundreds of demonstrators massed in protest against the Pope’s three-day visit to Lebanon and shouted anti-American slogans.
The chants included “We don’t want the Pope,” and “No more insults [to Islam],” witnesses reported.
Security forces fired warning shots into the air in an attempt to disperse the protesters, the National News Agency reported.
Unconfirmed reports alleged that protesters in Tripoli, Lebanon, attempted to storm the Prime Minister’s headquarters at the Grand Serail, Kafarov said, quoting the major Lebanese news portal Naharnet. Witnesses in the area reported hearing gunshots.
One person was killed and 25 were wounded in clashes.