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    Brutal confrontations in Lebanon as local authorities clash with students

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    Lebanon, Beirut

    Rioting students trying to force open gates of Beirut's American University. SV. Students rioting outside Beirut's American University, military and police on other side of gates trying to hold rioters back. SCU. Firemen directing hoses onto rioters. SV. Hoses playing on gates as students force them open. SCU. Hoses drenching rioters and soldiers. SCU. Hoses drenching rioters as some break through. LV. Girl rioter on roof of University building. SV. Soldiers trying to hold back rioters as they storm gate. Fierce fighting with sticks and flags being thrown. SCU. Hose being played on rioters. SV. Rioters being forced back through gates in spite of leaders attempts to call them back. SV. Police opening fire above rioters heads. SV. Pan from hoses playing through gates to rioters forced back, still showing fight by throwing stones etc. CU. Policemen dodging stones. SV. Policemen with rifles beating up rioters. SV. Dead rioter, pan up to another rioter being beaten about body by policeman with big stick. SV. Group of rioters carrying injured comrade,appealing for peace. SV. Rioter at gate being slapped about face by policeman. (F.G.)

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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:08:00 / 01:24:26:00
    UN 2603 C

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