Riot police, protester clashes resume in Istanbul's Taksim

June 22, 2013 20:42

ISTANBUL - Turkish riot police fired water cannon to clear thousands of protesters from Istanbul's Taksim Square on Saturday, the first such clash there in nearly a week.

Shortly before the water cannon were fired, protesters had been throwing red carnations in the direction of a line of riot police as it moved slowly towards them to clear the area. 

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