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In Lebanon's capital Beirut, people have taken to the streets to protest worsening living conditions, bank closures and a rising dollar, the Vecherniye Vedomosti reported, citing the National News Agency.

Protesters are burning tires in different areas, including near banks, blocking highways with cars and trash cans. Traffic jams are forming on the roads.

Angry depositors also set fire to the house of the head of the Lebanese Bank Association, the agency's correspondent reports.

Army units have been withdrawn to the streets in cities and suburbs of Lebanon to curb the unrest amid protests.

The number of protesters was not specified. There is also no information about casualties during the unrest.

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