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Georgian unrest persists after attempted parliament storm

 


TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Riot police in the capital of the country of Georgia fired rubber bullets and unleashed water cannons to drive thousands of protesters away from the country's parliament building, but disorder continued nearby in the pre-dawn hours of Friday.

The confrontation began in the evening when thousands of demonstrators calling for the government to resign tried to storm the parliament.

Nearly 70 people — 39 police and 30 civilians — were treated in hospitals for injuries in the night of clashes, said David Sergeenko, an adviser to the prime minister. But the Rustavi-2...



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