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Mourners of slain Lebanon official denounce Assad

ByREUTERS
October 21, 2012 13:52

BEIRUT - Thousands of people gathered in central Beirut on Sunday for the funeral of an assassinated senior intelligence officer, accusing Syria of involvement in the killing and calling for Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati to quit.

Heavily armed troops and police stood guard as people flocked to Martyrs' Square in central Beirut.

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