Deadly Beirut bomb blast

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Lebanese protesters are enveloped in tear gas as they pull a barbed-wire barrier during clashes after the funeral of Brig. Gen. Wissam al-Hassan who was assassinated on Friday by a car bomb in Beirut, Lebanon, Sunday Oct. 21, 2012. Lebanese soldiers fired guns and tear gas to push back hundreds of protesters who broke through a police cordon and tried to storm the government headquarters in Beirut. The enraged crowd came from the funeral of a top Lebanese intelligence official assassinated in a massive car bombing.(AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

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Gunmen exchanged fire in southern districts of Beirut overnight after the state funeral of an assassinated Lebanese intelligence chief ended in violence when angry mourners broke away and tried to storm the offices of Prime Minister Najib Mikati. (Oct. 22)

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