Protesters have gathered in Beirut’s Martyr Square and blocked the road with burning tires, the state-run national news agency reported.
Bechara al-Khoury road and the Ring Bridge in downtown Beirut were also blocked, as well as the Jiyyeh highway south of Beirut, the Mina highway in Tripoli that leads to Beirut, and Dahr al-Ain road in the North.
The Jal al-Dib highway just outside Beirut was also closed and the area was engulfed with black smoke from burning tires, the traffic management center reported.
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