Tear gas used, arrests made at pro-refugee protest in Italy

Police fired water cannon as clashes continued between riot police and pro-refugee demonstrators during a rally at the Brenner Pass on the Austrian-Italian border on Saturday. Protesters used colored smoke and threw explosives and various missiles at the police who responded by deploying large quantities of tear gas. Several arrests were made.

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