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Lebanese protesters repelled by soldiers

BEIRUT — Lebanese soldiers lobbed tear gas and fired bullets into the air on Sunday as protesters attempted to scale a fence protecting government offices in Beirut after an emotional funeral for victims of last week’s massive car bombing.

More than 100 protesters broke through a cordon of concertina wire and metal barricades outside the government palace, moving to within 50 yards of the entrance.

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