Beirut - Sana
The sit-ins continued today as roads, schools, universities and banks were closed in some Lebanese areas to demand accountability for the corrupt and improve the living conditions.
In Beirut, the roads linking the capital to the south through Sidon and Khaldeh and the airport road are still closed to cars. Khalda Aramoun road was closed with burning tires this morning in addition to several roads inside Beirut.
According to the Traffic Control Chamber, several roads were cut in various Lebanese regions, while universities, public and private schools and banks were closed.
In Jounieh, the Ghazir highway and the Nahr el-Kalb highway continued to be closed at the tunnel on the infiltrators with barbed wire and backfill.The Jal al-Dib highway was closed to Tripoli and the north since yesterday in both directions and a number of protesters have been staying overnight in tents and cars.
In Hasbaya, the international road linking the south with the Bekaa was crossed through Marjayoun Hasbani Dahr al-Ahmar with stones and tires.
The public and private schools of the region kept their doors closed to students as well as universities and banks are still closed to customers in compliance with the decision of the Union of bank employees strike.
The Lebanese army and security forces are working to open as many roads as possible, although yesterday protesters laid stones, dust and cement materials on roads in the south and in the tunnel of the Kalb river to Tripoli.