People take pictures with their mobile phones as they watch a firework display during New Year's celebrations in downtown Beirut, Lebanon, Monday, Jan. 1, 2018. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
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Four people were wounded by celebratory gunfire across the country on New Year's Eve, Lebanese Internal Security Forces reported Monday, despite repeated warning about the practice being illegal and dangerous.Security forces and officials have been urging the public not to engage in shooting in the air due to the danger of wounding or killing passersby.Following the announcement of this year's Brevet exams in June at least three people were killed across the country by celebratory gunfire. Police released a list of 125 names of people suspected of shooting in the air.
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