Armed clash erupts in Beirut in protest against blast judge

By Associated Press

Armed clashes broke out in Beirut Thursday during a protest against the lead judge investigating last year’s massive blast in the city's port. The protest outside the Justice Palace was called for by the powerful Hezbollah group and its allies who are demanding the removal of Judge Tarek Bitar. Bitar, the second judge to lead the complicated investigation, has come up against formidable opposition from Lebanon’s powerful Hezbollah group and its allies who accuse him of singling out politicians for questioning, most of them allied with Hezbollah.

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