Pro-Syria group attacks protest in Hamra.
BEIRUT: Dozens of Lebanese pro-Syrian regime supporters attacked with sticks Tuesday a group of 30 protesters demonstrating outside the Syrian Embassy in the Beirut district of Hamra.
At least five people were slightly injured, a security source told The Daily Star.
The source said pro-Syrian regime supporters, mostly members of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party, chased two cars belonging to anti-regime demonstrators to Hamra Street's Khaled Alwan Square, where they beat their passengers up with sticks and belts.
Unrest in Syria has claimed 1,600 lives say human rights groups.
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