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Turkey: Riot police fire tear gas at health workers00:59

Turkey: Riot police fire tear gas at health workers

Turkey, Ankara
November 20, 2014 at 00:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

Scuffles broke out between police and protesters in Ankara on Thursday when authorities attempted to disperse members of the Health and Social Service Workers Union (SES) sitting outside the city's Parliament building.

Gathering outside the entrance of the building, the demonstration was staged as the Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission held a session on the Health Ministry's budget. Reading a statement to the press, riot police used tear gas to disperse the crowd. A number of arrests were made.

Turkey: Riot police fire tear gas at health workers00:59
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Scuffles broke out between police and protesters in Ankara on Thursday when authorities attempted to disperse members of the Health and Social Service Workers Union (SES) sitting outside the city's Parliament building.

Gathering outside the entrance of the building, the demonstration was staged as the Parliamentary Planning and Budget Commission held a session on the Health Ministry's budget. Reading a statement to the press, riot police used tear gas to disperse the crowd. A number of arrests were made.

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