Protestors and police clash over Lebanese waste crisis - in pictures

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Lebanon has been locked in a rubbish disposal crisis since July 17 when the country’s largest landfill was forcibly shut down by activists. The government had promised to close the site this summer to appease locals who objected to its presence. But the government failed to find an alternative site to dispose of Beirut’s waste. On Saturday, Lebanese protestors clashed with security forces in central Beirut, leaving dozens injured.