Colombia braces for further unrest after police react violently to mass protests

At least 16 demonstrators and one officer dead after police fired at protesters and rammed crowds with motorcycles

Colombia is bracing for further unrest after a weekend in which largely peaceful nationwide demonstrations were met with a violent police reaction which left at least 16 demonstrators and one police officer dead and hundreds injured.

Videos shared on social media over the weekend showed police firing at protesters sometimes from close range, ramming crowds with motorcycles, and bashing demonstrators with their shields.

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Source: theguardian