Protests turn unruly after Trump’s Phoenix speech

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(Worthy News) - A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of US President Donald Trump’s speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray and stun grenades at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers.

A cloudy haze enveloped the night sky Tuesday outside the convention center where Trump had just wrapped up his speech as protesters and police clashed. People fled the scene coughing as the disturbance unfolded.

“People in the crowd have begun throwing rocks and bottles at police. They also dispersed some gas in the area,” Phoenix police spokesman Jonathan Howard said, adding that officers responded with pepper spray to “disperse the crowd.” [ Source (Read More...) ]

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