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In pictures: Beirut protests

A demonstrator shouts slogans after a crowd set fire to the building housing the Danish consulate in  Beirut

A demonstrator shouts slogans after a crowd set fire to the building housing the Danish mission in Beirut.

Reader Sean Piggott took this from a vantage point in Achrafieh, overlooking Beirut.

BBC News website reader Sean Piggott took this picture from a vantage point in Achrafieh, overlooking Beirut.

A protester prepares to throw a rock at the Danish embassy in Beirut despite the presence of security officers

A protester grabs a rock outside the Danish embassy despite the presence of security officers.

A Muslim cleric shouts as a mob sets fire to the Danish embassy in Beirut

A Muslim cleric shouts as a mob sets fire to the embassy, in a protest which left several people injured

The fire brigade was called as the Danish embassy and other buildings were set alight

The fire brigade was called as other buildings were set alight.

This protester cut his hand as windows at the embassy and other nearby buildings were smashed

This protester cut his hand as windows at the embassy and other nearby buildings were smashed.

Protesters throw stones at riot police in Beirut

Protesters throw stones at riot police in front of the building housing the Danish mission.

Zeshaan Qadir's picture of a torched car in Beirut

BBC News website reader Zeshaan Qadir's picture of a car set alight during the protests

Protest outside burning building housing the Danish mission

Protesters wave black and green Islamic flags in front of the burning building.

Protester faces soldiers during protests in Beirut

An Islamist protester faces Lebanese troops which were deployed to disperse the demonstration.





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