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PHOTO GALLERY: Armed clashes erupts in Beirut in protest against blast judge




Lebanese Army soldiers and medics take a position in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

Supporters of Hezbollah and the Amal movement arrive to a demonstration at the Justice Palace in the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

Lebanese army stand guard near the Justice Palace as supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups protest against Judge Tarek Bitar who is investigating last year s deadly seaport blast, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP

Supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups chant slogans against Judge Tarek Bitar who is investigating last year s deadly seaport blast, during a protest in front of the Justice Palace in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP

Lebanese Army soldiers take a position in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

A supporter of Hezbollah and the Amal movement waves the national flag near the Justice Palace in the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

A supporter of Hezbollah and the Amal movement carries a portrait of Judge Tarek Bitar, the Beirut blast lead investigator, near the Justice Palace in the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

A woman crosses a road towards Lebanese medics during clashes in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

A fighter from the Amal movement takes aim during clashes in the area of Tayouneh on October 14, 2021. AFP

Lebanese army soldiers on a vehicle react to gunfire during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AFP

Policemen stand guard inside the Justice Palace as supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups protest against Judge Tarek Bitar who is investigating last year s deadly seaport blast, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP

Lebanese Army soldiers take a position in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah fire weapons during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP

Lebanese army soldiers patrol near the Justice Palace as supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups protest against Judge Tarek Bitar who is investigating last year s deadly seaport blast, in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP

An army soldier stands on a vehicle as a supporter of the Shiite Hezbollah flashes the victory sign during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AFP

Lebanese Army soldiers take a position in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AFP

Lebanese army soldiers stand guard on their armored vehicle as supporters of the Shiite Hezbollah and Amal groups burn garbage containers to block a road during a protest in Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP

Lebanese medics help evacuate civilians during clashes in the area of Tayouneh, in the southern suburb of the capital Beirut on October 14, 2021. AP

Supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah fire weapons during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP

A man runs to take cover as supporters of a Shiite group allied with Hezbollah fire weapons during armed clashes that erupted during a protest in the southern Beirut suburb of Dahiyeh, Lebanon, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. AP