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Eyewitness accounts, as well as Seattle Police Department [12] and Independent Media [13] video footage, show that police atop armored personnel carriers and on the ground continued to spray the protesters and began hand-lobbing smoke and concussion grenades, shooting canisters of pepper and tear gas, and firing volleys of rubber bullets and bean bags into the crowd (Indymedia, 1999b; Seattle Police, 1999; Swart, 2000: 53).
It confirms a parallel development in the recent upheaval on the streets of Seattle, in which a significant number of local residents were spontaneously swept up into action, even in the face of anti-personnel gas, plastic bullets, concussion grenades and mass arrests followed by abuse during jail custody and trumped up charges.
7670 Palestinians suffered the effects of tear gas inhalation in the occupied West Bank and Gaza, 300 suffered fractures and bruises after being assaulted by Israeli soldiers and colonialist settlers, and 30 suffered burns due to Israeli gas bombs and concussion grenades, according to the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC).
This came a day after clashes that erupted between army soldiers and the village locals, where the former used tear gas canisters, and concussion grenades against locals.
Tear gas canisters and concussion grenades were fired directly at protesters.
Concussion grenades were thrown into the crowd and machine-gun fire was used, according to security sources.
RIOT cops with shotguns, clubs, tear gas and concussion grenades smashed Bahrain's freedom protests yesterday, killing five people and leaving 300 wounded.
Riot police fired rubber bullets and used long batons, plastic shields, concussion grenades and stun guns in clashes in Miami with hundreds of demonstrators protesting at free-trade talks .
They claimed Swiss security squads were heavy-handed and used tear gas, concussion grenades, rubber bullets and water cannons against demonstrators.
We'd not got 50 yards round the corner from the university when the police vans pulled up in front of us, and without a moment's thought, threw tear-gas and concussion grenades that exploded amongst the crowd.
The police respond with smoke bombs, concussion grenades, tear gas, and rubber bullets.
Harper said concussion grenades commonly are used with armed or barricaded suspects, but acknowledged that such a device might wreak havoc with the interior of a home.