Police use water cannons to disperse protesters in Beirut, Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Thirty-nine people were hospitalized and 65 others treated on-site during Thursday night's anti-government protest in Downtown Beirut, medics said Friday.Head of the Lebanese Red Cross George Kettaneh told the National News Agency that medics transferred "39 non-serious cases" to various hospitals in Beirut, in addition to the 65 who were treated at the site of protest near Martyrs' Square. A lawyer representing the activists told reporters from outside the Military Tribunal Friday that he estimated between 60 and 70 protesters were still being held.
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