Jiyeh highway still closed, heavy traffic on maritime road

July 27, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) The highway between the capital Beirut and the south is still closed at Jiyeh road; while as the old maritime road in Al-Jiyeh undergoes heavy traffic as it is the only road to connect the south to Beirut, National News Agency correspondent said on Monday.

The field reporter added that a number of young youth from Iklim Al-Kharoub have held a sit-in on the middle of the road to protest transporting waste from Beirut to the region, saying that the region witness intensive deployment of ISF members- Riot Fighting team.

Cars heading from Beirut to the south are taking Iklim Al-Kharoub off roads, the reporter said.