Protesters carry signs against burying Antoine Lahd in Lebanon during a protest in Beirut, Monday, Sept. 14, 2015. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Around 200 protesters gathered near Beirut's international airport Monday to warn the government over allowing the body of the head of Israel's former proxy militia in south Lebanon to be buried in the country.The Daily Star could not confirm Lahd's death, which was reported by Lebanon's French-language newspaper L'Orient Le Jour Saturday, citing "sources close to the family".Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's right-wing former minister and chief of Yisrael Beytenu Party, mourned Lahd in a long statement on his Facebook page Sunday.Lahd, from the southern village of Kfar Atra, fled to Israel after the withdrawal of Israel's army in May 2000 .
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