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The demonstrators had planned to march from the edge of the city to an army checkpoint but were stopped by teargas and flash grenades.
An officer clad head to toe in black armor; helmeted, gas-masked and wearing combat gear; armed with a long baton, heavy pistol, Taser, shotgun and assault rifle; and hung with dazzle flash grenades, tear gas grenades and the like, is far more likely to look on civilians as threats, rather than as people to serve and protect.
Riot officers responded with teargas and flash grenades, and running battles broke out in the streets of the St Louis suburb.
Riot police responded with tear gas, batons and flash grenades, and running battles broke out in the streets of the St.
A negotiator failed to persuade them to come out and the stand-off ended after five hours when the prison riot squad - nicknamed the Power Rangers by inmates - smashed down the door, threw in flash grenades and dragged the hostage takers out.
During one confrontation, officers fired tear gas and flash grenades.
Secure local sources told official Palestinian news wire Wafa that the troops used flash grenades as they invaded the home of Abdurraziq Abu al-Rab.
Thousands of protesters angry over corruption and rising utility bills had earlier seized government buildings and clashed with riot police who fired tear gas, rubber bullets and flash grenades at the crowd.
At the same time, training staff were continuously firing blank rounds and throwing flash grenades in order to give the training a sense of realism.
Armed officers used pepper spray, flash grenades and rubber bullets as a 4000-strong demonstration turned into a full-scale riot.