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Incidents near the Israeli embassy in Mexico at a protest rally for Rafa

Clashes between protesters and police officers broke out yesterday evening, Tuesday 28/5, near the Israeli embassy in Mexico, during a protest rally against the Israeli airstrikes in Rafah, in the southern Gaza Strip, Agence France-Presse reports. Demonstrators, some with their faces covered, threw stones at a police squad blocking their way to the diplomatic facility in the wealthy neighborhood of Lomas de Chapultepec. Dubbed “urgent action for Rafa” on social networking sites, the demonstration was attended by some two hundred citizens, about 30 of whom tried to break and remove metal barriers blocking access to the Israeli embassy. Police in riot gear responded by firing tear gas and returning stones thrown at them by protesters, the AFP team found. The rally was organized after the Israeli air force bombarded a refugee camp in Rafah on Sunday, which killed 45 people and injured 249 others, the ministry said. […]
Source: News Beast

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