A demonstration is held on February Six Bridge over the Litani River, Monday, July 18, 2016. (The Daily Star/ NNA)
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The owners of restaurants and resorts in south Lebanon held a demonstration Monday calling on the government to compensate them for recent losses they suffered due to the growing pollution of the Litani River.The Litani River is a major source of water for local farmers, as well as a popular swimming spot for residents of areas in the south and the Bekaa Valley.The World Bank has also approved a $55 million loan for Lebanon to cleanup the river, Environment Minister Mohammad Machnouk said last week.
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