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Some arrested as right-wing rally, counter-protesters clash

 

August 5, 2018



PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Small scuffles broke out Saturday as police in Portland, Oregon, deployed "flash bang" devices and other means to disperse hundreds of right-wing and self-described anti-fascist protesters.

Just before 2 p.m., police in riot gear ordered people to leave an area downtown, saying demonstrators had thrown rocks and bottles at officers.

"Get out of the street," police announced via loudspeaker.

There were arrests and some injuries, but it wasn't immediately clear how many. A reporter for The Oregonian/OregonLive was bloodied when he was struck by a projectile. Eder Campu...



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