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Protester killed as violence hits the streets of Tripoli


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Protester killed as violence hits the streets of Tripoli

One protester has been killed and two others wounded in clashes with police on the streets of Tripoli.

The fatality happened as demonstrators stormed a government building.

Twelve members of the security forces have also been injured as crowds pelted police with stones.

The mob attacked an American fast food outlet amid anger over a US made film called the ‘Innocence of Muslims.’

Police used live rounds and teargas to try to disperse the protesters.

The violence comes as the Pope embarks on the three-day visit to the country.

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