Lebanon’s Minister of Defence, Elias Bou Saab warned against carrying weapons during the protests, and called on protesters to report anyone carrying a weapon.
According to the National News Agency, the information office of National Defense Minister Elias Bou Saab revealed that one of the organizers was caught moving on the Ring Bridge carrying a weapon of war.
The statement called on peaceful protesters to report similar cases, in anticipation of being involved in creating problems or firing to maintain the continuity of peaceful protests and their lofty objectives, the Lebanese News Agency reported.
Since October 17, protesters have blocked roads in the capital and cross roads linking the northern and southern parts of the country
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