Anti-government protesters stormed Lebanese government buildings such as the foreign ministry as part of demonstrations after the lethal explosion in Beirut.
Police fired tear gas and clashed against the thousands of protesters who assembled in the middle of the Lebanese capital.
The Lebanese Red Cross said in a statement that 63 people were transported to nearby hospitals and the other 175 were treated in the scene.
According to AFP, a minimum of one police officer has died in the clashes.
Meanwhile, Lebanon’s prime minister said he’d introduce legislation suggesting premature elections, calling on political parties to set aside discussions.
Protesters widely blame authorities corruption and uncertainty for the explosion which killed more than 150 people and wounded tens of tens of thousands before this week.
Officials have said that the explosion in Beirut was in part because of 2,750 tons of ammonium nitrate which has been placed for years at a warehouse from the vent.
Video shared on societal media revealed police firing tear gas at protesters who threw things and strove to access the parliament building.
Protesters who stormed the foreign ministry known as government ministers to resign.
There were remarkable audiences gathered to protest using many observers saying that individuals appeared upset over the explosion.
The explosion in Beirut’s port left 300,000 people in the capital displaced and damaged almost half of the town.
Native customs officials claim to have alerted police to the existence of the stockpile of harmful substances in the interface.
A dire economic scenario
The explosion came through the worst economic downturn in Lebanon on the document. The currency has dropped 80 percent of its value against the US dollar.
Lebanese people started protesting corruption at the authorities late last year involving the unprecedented financial meltdown.
Protesters blamed the authorities for decades of corruption.
The nation was in discussions with the International Monetary Fund to conserve its sinking market.