Turkish police use tear gas on hundreds of May Day protesters

By REUTERS
May 1, 2015 14:25

 
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Turkish police used water cannon and tear gas on hundreds of stone-throwing protesters on Friday, a Reuters reporter at the scene said, after the demonstrators attempted to defy a ban and march on Taksim Square in central Istanbul.

Riot police in the Besiktas neighborhood near the square chased protesters who threw bottles and set off fireworks.

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