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Bus drivers strike to protest Dora assault.

Summary: Bus drivers blocked a main highway north of Beirut Friday in protest against an earlier assault on a driver, creating havoc and bumper-to-bumper traffic.

BEIRUT: Bus drivers blocked a main highway north of Beirut Friday in protest against an earlier assault on a driver, creating havoc and bumper-to-bumper traffic. Drivers parked their buses near the Nahr al-Kalb river north of Beirut, bringing traffic heading from Kesrouan toward Dbayeh to a halt, the state-run National News Agency reported. The demonstration took place after an unidentified bus driver assaulted another driver near the Dora roundabout. The incident was shared on social media networks. Altercations have previously broken out between bus drivers near Dora over competition for passengers.

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Publication:The Daily Star (Beirut, Lebanon)
Geographic Code:7LEBA
Date:Aug 26, 2017
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