Philippine police use van to ram protesters outside US embassy



A Philippine police van rammed into protesters, leaving several bloodied, as an anti-US rally turned violent at the American Embassy in Manila yesterday.
The van’s driver, police 
officer Franklin Kho, said he was driving the van away from the protesters because he feared they would try to seize it and use it to attack the policemen.
Television footage showed the van repeatedly ramming the protesters as it drove wildly back and forth after activists surrounded and started hitting the vehicle with wooden batons they seized from police.
In front of horrified crowds, including videojournalists... read more

 
19 October 2016 in World News, Views: 48
Source: Scotsman
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