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IN People ON 20 Oct, 2016
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.
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The policemen were ordered to ram their van into protestors during the anti-US rally in front of the embassy in Manila.
The protestors were from the largest left-wing umbrella group called Bayan (Nation), which is quite popular for its regular anti-US protests.
The minority group wanted to put an end to the visit of American troops in the Philippines.
The police van was repeatedly driven wildly back and forth barrelling protestors and leaving them bloodied. Tear gas and water cannon were also used.
The senior officer said that they observed maximum tolerance but when the activists went unruly, they got provoked and took a violent action.
A speaker called police 'puppies of imperialists' on the loudspeaker.
Police arrested 23 protesters who hurled red paint at the policemen and the US government seal.
In the violent dispersal, 50 activists were injured out of which 10 were taken to the hospital.
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.