Update 2022-01-13 (2): On Thursday (13 January), a strong explosion occurred at a building used by the Hezbollah in the town of Houmine el-Faouqa in the southern Nabatieh district. Although the building was heavily damaged, no casualties were initially reported. The cause of the explosion is still unclear.
Update 2022-01-13 (1): Traffic came to a standstill in many parts of the country and buses blocked road junctions after transport unions called for protests. Shops and banks remained closed. On Wednesday evening (12 January, local time), protesters set fire to rubbish bins outside the Central Bank in Beirut. The police used tear gas.