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USA: Federal forces use tear gas, rubber bullets on Portland protesters during clashes02:16

USA: Federal forces use tear gas, rubber bullets on Portland protesters during clashes

United States, Portland
July 22, 2020 at 09:25 GMT -00:00 · Published

Federal forces and protesters who had gathered to condemn racism and police brutality continued clashing for another night in downtown Portland, Oregon on Tuesday night.

Federal agents could be seen firing tear gas and using flashbangs and other crowd-control ammunition against protesters in the city's downtown. Women dressed in yellow from the 'Wall of Moms' movement were also seen among the protesters

The administration of US President Donald Trump sent federal officers to Portland under the instruction to protect federal monuments and buildings, as officers and protesters clashed.

The White House has defended their use of force, including tear gas, and accused authorities of having "lost control" of Portland.

USA: Federal forces use tear gas, rubber bullets on Portland protesters during clashes02:16
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Federal forces and protesters who had gathered to condemn racism and police brutality continued clashing for another night in downtown Portland, Oregon on Tuesday night.

Federal agents could be seen firing tear gas and using flashbangs and other crowd-control ammunition against protesters in the city's downtown. Women dressed in yellow from the 'Wall of Moms' movement were also seen among the protesters

The administration of US President Donald Trump sent federal officers to Portland under the instruction to protect federal monuments and buildings, as officers and protesters clashed.

The White House has defended their use of force, including tear gas, and accused authorities of having "lost control" of Portland.

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