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US Embassy convoy attacked in southern Lebanon

April 7: A Lebanese protester waves an anti-US placard in front the convoy of the U.S. embassy delegation as they leave a meeting with a Lebanese security forces commander, in the city of Sidon, Lebanon.

April 7: A Lebanese protester waves an anti-US placard in front the convoy of the U.S. embassy delegation as they leave a meeting with a Lebanese security forces commander, in the city of Sidon, Lebanon.  (AP)

For the second time in a week, a group of young men has attacked a U.S. Embassy convoy with stones during a visit to a southern Lebanese city.

No one was hurt in the stone-throwing incident in the port city of Sidon, where anti-American sentiment is high.

The U.S. Embassy confirms that a delegation went to Sidon Thursday for a meeting with the internal security forces commander there and left the city safely after a meeting.

It said no further information was available.

On Saturday, a U.S. Embassy group was visiting the old part of the city of Sidon when a group of young men attacked it with stones.

(This version CORRECTS in paragraph three that it is an internal security force, not international).)