Rivals clash in north Lebanon

Funeral turns violent with pro and anti-government supporters exchanging fire.

    Six people were killed and 176 wounded in
    Tuesday's strike [Reuters]

    The opposition launched a country-wide protest on Tuesday which shut down much of Lebanon and sparked violence in which six people were killed and 176 wounded.

     

    The opposition wants veto power in government and early parliamentary elections to topple the cabinet of Fuad Siniora, the Lebanese prime minister.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


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