People gather in Dahr al-Baidar for a protest against the Ain Dara cement factory, Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016. (Source: social media)
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Lebanese businessman Pierre Fattoush Thursday vowed to continue plans to establish a cement factory in the Mount Lebanon town of Ain Dara, despite the controversy surrounding the project.In a statement, Fattoush accused Ain Dara Mayor Fouad Heidamous and his "group" of "fabricating rumors and accusations". Tensions have been soaring over the establishment of the cement factory.The unidentified gunmen are thought to be affiliated with Fattoush, who runs the plant, a source had told The Daily Star.
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