Police use water cannon on pro-Malay demonstrators

2015-09-16 14:06
Riot police fire a water cannon to pro-government protesters as they try to enter China Town during a demonstration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP)

Riot police fire a water cannon to pro-government protesters as they try to enter China Town during a demonstration in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (AP)

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Kuala Lumpur (dpa) - At least three people are injured when police fire water cannon at demonstrators trying to enter a predominantly Chinese business district in Kuala Lumpur.

Two demonstrators and one policemen suffered bruises and contusions, said a police officer who asked not to be named.

Around 3 000 protesters threw bottles and firecrackers after police stopped them marching through the Petaling Street area.

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