Canadian police intervene to arrest protesters from Ottawa truck convoy
Canadian police began arresting protesters on Friday in a bid to break up the “freedom convoy” that paralyzed Canada’s capital for weeks, blocking traffic and disrupting business on both sides of the border.
Reporting from Ottawa, Leyland Cecco writes that “Dozens of police entered the protest camp near Parliament Hill on Friday morning, arresting protesters and attempting to extricate people from vehicles that have been blocking the city since late January. “.
A police drone hovered over the camp as officers, some carrying automatic weapons and dressed in helmets and gray fatigues, entered the camp.
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Some protesters surrendered and were taken into custody; others were seen taken away in handcuffs.
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