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25 Feb 2020 | 01:47 PM UTC

Lebanon: Dozens in Beirut protest Bisri Dam construction February 25

Dozens gather in front of World Bank office in Beirut to protest Bisri Dam construction on February 25; heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions possible over coming hours

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Event

Dozens gathered in front of the World Bank office in Beirut on Tuesday evening (local time), February 25, to protest the construction of the Bisri Dam project in the Mount Lebanon area.

A heightened security presence and localized traffic disruptions are possible in the affected area of Beirut over the coming hours.  

Advice

Individuals in Beirut are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid all demonstrations, prepare for localized traffic disruptions near the protest site, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.