Teachers protest in front of Presidential Palace: Riot police brought in

Thu 08 Feb 2018 at 13:03 Economy

NNA - After failed negotiations between teachers protesting in front of the presidential palace on the one hand, and the security forces, on the other hand protesters decided to march to the palace, the NNA correspondent said.

Army vehicles equipped with water cannons were brought in amid "peaceful" cheers.
As one of the protesters tried to cross the iron barrier towards the presidential palace, an army officer got wounded and he was transported to the hospital for treatment.

More ISF pedestrian forces and riot police elements have been brought in to the scene of the demonstration.


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