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Another bank held up in Lebanon despite heightened security

Two more angry Lebanese depositors have taken guns into their banks to demand their trapped savings.
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Two men entered a Lebanese bank with a gun today demanding access to their savings. 

What happened: Ali al-Saheli and Ibrahim Baydoun stormed a branch of Credit Libanais in the town of Hazmieh, Mount Lebanon. Saheli, an Internal Security Forces retiree, was armed with a handgun and a Molotov cocktail. They demanded tens of thousands of dollars from their own deposits, according to Lebanese media reports. 

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