Lebanese Option Party Commemorates Death of Hashem al-Salman in Front of Iranian Embassyإقرأ هذا الخبر بالعربية
The Lebanese Option Party staged a rally in front of the Iranian Embassy in the Bir Hassan area south of Beirut on Sunday.
The rally was held in memory of the death of party member Hashem al-Salman during a demonstration in front of the embassy two weeks ago.
Tens of supporters of the party, civil society activists, and members of Salman's family arrived in front of the embassy where they laid flowers near the facility.
The supporters then sang the Lebanese national anthem before leaving the scene.
The rally was held amid the heavy deployment of the army.
On June 9, Salman was killed and at least eleven others were wounded in a scuffle between supporters of Hizbullah and protesters near the Iranian Embassy in Beirut.
The demonstrators were holding a sit-in near the embassy to protest Hizbullah's involvement in the war raging in Syria.
The Lebanese Option Party is led by the March 14 Shiite politician Ahmed Asaad.