Shots Fired as Families of Prisoners Try to Storm al-Qobbeh Jail

Security forces fired in the air on Thursday to prevent angry relatives from storming the al-Qobbeh prison in Tripoli.

The National News Agency said the families burned tires outside the prison after a number of inmates staged a riot that involved starting a fire inside the facility.

Al-Jadeed television reported later that the situation was brought under control.

No injuries were reported during the incidents according to NNA.

Source: Naharnet

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