A new video of the moment an RPG shooter fell dead in Beirut


Yesterday, Thursday, the Lebanese capital, Beirut, lived through bloody hours, after violent clashes in the Tayouneh area, on the impact of political tension related to the investigation into the investigation. harbor explosion.

During the past hours, social networking sites circulated a new video, showing the moment one of the RPG shooters fell dead after being shot in the area of ​​the clashes.

The fiercest confrontations… and a parade of Hezbollah

It is noteworthy that Beirut witnessed yesterday, Thursday, one of the fiercest confrontations in years in the Tayouneh area, which formed a line of contact during the painful years of the civil war (1975-1990), in a dangerous escalation that threatens to plunge the country into a new crisis, just over a month after the formation of a supposed government. To focus its activities on developing a plan to get the country out of the cycle of economic collapse that has been going on for more than two years. The clashes resulted in the killing of 7 people and the injury of 32 others.

Members of Hezbollah and the Amal movement in Tayouneh on October 14, 2021 (AFP)

Members of Hezbollah and the Amal movement in Tayouneh on October 14, 2021 (AFP)

The Tayouneh roundabout, tens of meters from the Palace of Justice in the capital, where the office of the judicial investigator in the Beirut port explosion case, Judge Tariq Bitar, turned into a war scene that witnessed heavy shooting and heavy shells and the spread of snipers on the roofs of buildings, despite the presence of army units and their implementation of rapid deployment in Region.

As for this spark of violence, it started after elements loyal toHezbollah And the Amal Movement (headed by Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri) in front of the Palace of Justice to protest against Bitar and demand his removal.

“Forces” respond to Hezbollah

While accusing Hezbollah and the Amal movement of “groups of… troop party By shooting and live bullets in the heads of the protesters of their supporters, the Forces Party confirmed that what Beirut witnessed and was clearly documented by the videos.

In a statement, he stressed that all media outlets, in addition to the videos spread on social media, confirmed the appearance armed with machine guns and machine guns, and the entry into safe neighborhoods by Hezbollah supporters.

From the events in Beirut on October 14, 2021 (AFP)

From the events in Beirut on October 14, 2021 (AFP)

The Forces Party also considered that its accusation is totally rejected, and aims to divert attention from Hezbollah’s invasion of this region and other regions in previous times. He stressed that the clashes that took place today are merely confronting justice with the same revolutionary logic, and the use of weapons, intimidation, violence, and force to bring down the investigation path into the Beirut port explosion.

stop 9

Since Thursday afternoon, calm has dominated the area of ​​clashes amid a heavy deployment of the army, and it has set up checkpoints for cars and transiting vehicles. After the clashes ended, the army announced the arrest of 9 people, including a Syrian.

It is noteworthy that since his allegations against the former prime minister, Hassan Diab, and former deputies and ministers, including two representatives of the Amal movement, and security officials, many fear that political pressures will lead to the removal of Tariq Bitar, similar to his predecessor Fadi Sawan, who was removed in February after his allegations against political officials.


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