On the last day of the month, armed protesters took to the streets of Tripoli. They were outraged by the power outages and the story of a child on life support who died due to the failure of the hospital’s backup generator. The protesters fired their guns in the air and threw stones at soldiers until the Lebanese army was deployed to contain the situation . Protesters then stormed the building of the Kadisha Electricity Company , and forced its employees to redirect electricity supplies . Whilst this was happening, the military also had to respond to eight roadblocks in different locations around the country and an armed dispute over the long queue at a petrol station in Deir al-Zahrani , resulting in the injury of 12 people. Fighting over fuel Since the beginning of May, many petrol stations have continued to close, with those remaining having put in […]