The Army Command - Orientation Directorate - issued on Tuesday the following statement:
"On December 9, 2019 in the city of Tripoli, a number of demonstrators gathered in front of the houses of parliament representatives in the region, where the situation evolved into altercations and provocations, garbage throwing and stoning between the protesters and the guards of the house of MP Faysal Karami, which resulted in the wounding of six soldiers as the Army units deployed in the area intervened to separate the two sides, disperse the demonstrators and prevent them from setting fire to garbage containers. The Army also arrested citizen Mohammed Abdel Aziz Oyoun Al-Soud.
In the Sarba region, on December 10, 2019, an Army unit arrested four people for burning tires in the area in an attempt to cut off the highway.
The detainees are being interrogated under the supervision of the competent judiciary."