Updated: 03/24/2014 10:20 | By Agence France-Presse

Taiwan police use water cannon on protesters to retake govt HQ

Taiwan riot police used water cannon early Monday during an operation to disperse hundreds of demonstrators protesting against a controversial China trade pact who had stormed government headquarters.


A total of 1,000 police officers were deployed to remove the protesters from the cabinet headquarters, the Taipei police department said, adding that 32 people were arrested.

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