At least one person was reportedly injured and several were seen arrested as anti-government protesters clashed with riot police in Bogota streets on Thursday.
Injured person is allegedly Miguel Angel Linares and he might become the 17th one to lose an eye during the protests.
The smoke from the tear gas filled in the streets of the Colombian capital as it was seen fired by the police, with some of the protesters throwing projectiles in turn.
Colombia has been going through a wave of protests and anti-government mobilisations since November 21. Among the protesters’ demands are the withdrawal of the pension system reform project, the dismantling of the ESMAD police squadron and the interruption of labour reforms proposed by the government.
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