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G 8: activist lost his eye due to police watrer cannon

On the blockade at the western gate police used nine high-pressure water cannons against protesters. Before they started to attack the protesters, police said to journalists they should leave the place. The brutal attack led to many injured protesters, at least to heavily injured: one lost his eye, another one lost his consciousness. red cross helpers were not allowed to got to the wounded - police declared the wounded should go to the red cross helpers themselves.
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