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Hezbollah MP says Thursday's violence a 'massacre', calls for accountability

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Hezbollah MP says Thursday's violence a 'massacre', calls for accountability
Hezbollah MP says Thursday's violence a 'massacre', calls for accountability   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

DUBAI – The deadly clashes that broke out in Beirut on Thursday amounted to a “massacre” and its perpetrators should be held to account, the pro-Iranian al-Mayadeen TV cited a Hezbollah representative in the Lebanese parliament as saying on Sunday.

“What the criminals … did is a massacre and it will have important ramifications,” MP Hassan Fadallah said, according to the Beirut-based channel. “Those who incited, planned … and opened fire should be held to account all the way up to the top.”