Protesters Return to Streets of Beirut as Currency Hits New Low

Protesters returned to the streets of Beirut on March 2 as the pound hit a new low, deepening Lebanon’s economic crisis.

Protests were also reported elsewhere in the country, with locals’ purchasing power wiped out, and prices of consumer goods soaring.

Video footage posted to Twitter shows protesters under Jal El Dib Bridge in Beirut. Credit: @2_1_1997 via Storyful