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Coronavirus: Belgian police fire water cannon to clear hundreds of anti-lockdown protesters

Belgian police fired water cannon and tear gas as they moved in on Saturday to clear a crowd of several hundred gathered in a park to protest coronavirus lockdown rules.The defiant, mainly young crowd had assembled for the so-called “Boum 2” protest, organised online, as a follow-up to an action that was broken up last month.Prime Minister Alexander de Croo had urged the crowds to stay away, and hundreds of officers were deployed before the order to clear the park was givenAgence France-Presse…

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