A large number of protesters burned tires at Tripoli’s Abou Ali roundabout, calling on the army to release 17-year-old Talal Shaaban whom they claim to have been wrongly accused of setting Tripoli’s municipality building on fire on Thursday evening.
During the same day, the state-run news agency NNA reported that the army’s director of operations, General Jean Chidiac, conducted a security meeting in Tripoli, during which he urged coordination between law enforcement agencies.
Gen. Chidiac announced that the military is ready to provide support in order to ensure civil peace in the northern capital, including preventing riots.
Meanwhile, the people continue with their protests, which are nothing less than a scream of pain for an awakening of consciousness still undetected among the ruling leaders.
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