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Philippines Police Van Overran Protestors During Anti-US Embassy Rally

Recently, a rally of indigenous people expostulating the presence of American troops and alleged militants turned violent outside the US embassy in Manila, Philippines. It all started when the Philippines policemen dispersed this anti-US rally near the embassy.

The police truck began to ram the vehicle into protestors who were the participants of a rally in front of the US embassy in Manila on Wednesday. The horrifying situation caused a lot of damage to people.

Watch out the video at the end of the story.

Philippines Police Van Overran Protestors During Anti-US Embassy Rally

Philippines Police Van Overran Protestors During Anti-US Embassy Rally

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A police van rammed left-wing protestors in Manila, Philippines.

A police van rammed left-wing protestors in Manila, Philippines.

The policemen were ordered to ram their van into protestors during the anti-US rally in front of the embassy in Manila.

The activists belonged to a minority group.

The activists belonged to a minority group.

The protestors were from the largest left-wing umbrella group called Bayan (Nation), which is quite popular for its regular anti-US protests.

The reason behind protest was claimed as-

The reason behind protest was claimed as-

The minority group wanted to put an end to the visit of American troops in the Philippines.

The footage clearly tells the view-

The footage clearly tells the view-

The police van was repeatedly driven wildly back and forth barrelling protestors and leaving them bloodied. Tear gas and water cannon were also used.

"We were provoked" – said the cops!

The senior officer said that they observed maximum tolerance but when the activists went unruly, they got provoked and took a violent action.

Police were called 'Puppies of Imperialists'

Police were called ‘Puppies of Imperialists’

A speaker called police 'puppies of imperialists' on the loudspeaker.

Protest leader Renato Reyes said,

Protest leader Renato Reyes said,

Police arrested 23 protesters who hurled red paint at the policemen and the US government seal.

Some 50 were hurt and 10 of them were critical.

Some 50 were hurt and 10 of them were critical.

In the violent dispersal, 50 activists were injured out of which 10 were taken to the hospital.

President Rodrigo Duterte is silent on the matter.

President Rodrigo Duterte is silent on the matter.

He is not blaming anyone for the massive violent dispersal that recently took place in front of the United States Embassy just yet. He said that he will investigate the whole matter.

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