Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Police fire tear gas at ‘Occupy Oakland’ protesters


Police fired tear gas at “Occupy Oakland” protesters on Tuesday night as a group of hundreds assembled outside City Hall. Early Tuesday morning, hundreds of police surrounded protesters at their small tent city in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza. The police firing tear gas and beanbag rounds to clear the protesters and arrested 85 people.

The “Occupy Oakland” protesters later regrouped and marched through downtown Oakland. Police fired tear gas at the protesters after they refused to disperse. A href="http://yfrog.com/h8dgtfxjj">woman in a wheelchair could be seen in the midst of clouds of tear gas. Watch video, courtesy of ABC 7, below:

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