Lebanese military police secure the area in Maameltein, Jounieh, after raids killed wanted individuals, Monday, Nov. 2, 2015. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Police have shut down three nightclubs in Lebanon's red-light district, allegedly used as brothels, at the request of Mount Lebanon's general prosecutor, a security source told The Daily Star Tuesday.The venues are among the 13 nightclubs and cabarets under inspection in Maameltein in the city of Jounieh. Authorities will later decide whether to shut down the remaining 10 after inspections are over.LBCI reported Monday that authorities have recently discovered that 50 girls were being used as sex slaves at the 13 nightlife venues.
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