Protesters bent on toppling Lebanon’s cabinet blocked roads with blazing tyres yesterday, sparking clashes with government loyalists in which police said three people were killed and 133 hurt.The violence raised the stakes in a campaign by Iranian- and Syrian-backed Hezbollah and its Shiite and Christian allies to oust Prime Minister Fouad Siniora’s western-supported government. Siniora, a Sunni Muslim, vowed to stand firm.

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