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Ottawa Police: Pepper spray used on protesters, 47 arrests made Saturday

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Interim Ottawa Police Chief Steve Bell tells reporters that officers made 47 arrests Saturday in a final push to dislodge hundreds of protesters who have blocked the center of the Canadian capital for weeks. He also describes the moment a protester ignited a flare, saying that "officers used a chemical irritant also known as pepper spray to disperse unlawful demonstrators who were resisting police orders." SOUNDBITE

Added on the 19/02/2022 21:58:04 - Copyright : AFPTV - First images

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