Sectarian tensions flare up in Lebanon as Sunnis block roads to protest Hezbollah blockade

  • by: RYAN LUCAS , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 18, 2014 - 3:40 PM

BEIRUT — Sunni Muslim demonstrators used burning tires to close key roads across Lebanon Tuesday to protest a blockade of their brethren by Shiite gunmen, officials said, as the country struggles to keep a lid on simmering sectarian tensions enflamed by the civil war in neighboring Syria.

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