Video: Police crack down on May Day demonstrators on main Istanbul road amid traffic

Video: Police crack down on May Day demonstrators on main Istanbul road amid traffic

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Video: Police crack down on May Day demonstrators on main Istanbul road amid traffic

Police are confronting demonstrators in Istanbul’s Şişli district, one of the rallying points of groups that called to defy the ban on the iconic Taksim Square for May Day.

Here is a video footage from Doğan News Agency showing the police interrupting traffic on a main highway crossing to Istanbul’s European side while firing water cannon and tear gas: