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In a second day of mass demonstrations in downtown Beirut – on streets covered with broken glass and piles of smoldering debris from the night before – protesters vowed to continue until government leaders resign.

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • A woman carries a banner during a protest in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Protesters carry banners during a demonstration against the dire economic conditions in Beirut, Oct. 18, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)

  • Lebanese demonstrators, wearing a mask of the Spanish TV show "La Casa de Papel", attend a protest against dire economic conditions in downtown Beirut on October 18, 2019. AFP / IBRAHIM AMRO

  • Women wave signs reading in Arabic "leave" and showing the faces of Lebanon's President Michel Aoun, Prime Minister Saad Hariri, and Parliament Speaker Nabih Berri, during a protest outside the presidential palace in Baabda, east of the capital Beirut, on October 18, 2019. AFP / Anwar AMRO

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