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Mexico: Watch moment a Guerrero cop is taken HOSTAGE01:00

Mexico: Watch moment a Guerrero cop is taken HOSTAGE

Mexico, Chilpancingo
November 12, 2014 at 04:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters detained Public Safety Undersecretary Juan José Gatica in Chilpancingo on Tuesday as thousands demonstrated against the abduction of 43 students on September 26 in Iguala. Protesters ripped off one officer's helmet, shirt and t-shirt as violent clashes broke out with riot police.

Masked and armed demonstrators squared up to a police cordon, some officers lashing out at demonstrators with batons. The police were later forced to retreat.

On Monday, protesters blocked the airport in Acapulco for three hours following clashes with police, forcing three flight cancellations.

Mexico: Watch moment a Guerrero cop is taken HOSTAGE01:00
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Protesters detained Public Safety Undersecretary Juan José Gatica in Chilpancingo on Tuesday as thousands demonstrated against the abduction of 43 students on September 26 in Iguala. Protesters ripped off one officer's helmet, shirt and t-shirt as violent clashes broke out with riot police.

Masked and armed demonstrators squared up to a police cordon, some officers lashing out at demonstrators with batons. The police were later forced to retreat.

On Monday, protesters blocked the airport in Acapulco for three hours following clashes with police, forcing three flight cancellations.

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