Aintoury standoff continues, police deploy

Family and friends continue to gather to resist the demolition of Aintoury Market in Hamra. They blocked the street for about an hour with a shopping cart. The army deployed briefly but now the police have replaced them and are lining up across the street–the fear is that they will soon raid the building. Aintoury owners claim they were only offered $90,000 to vacate after running the family business for over 50 years. More to come…