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Police clash with protesters at Ankara University

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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-09-20

Police in Turkey used tear gas and water cannon to disperse demonstrators protesting over a road project at an Ankara university Friday. The disputed project includes plans to construct a road through the university’s campus.

A fresh night of protest in Ankara’s Middle East Technical University (ODTÜ) on Sept. 19 ended with a police crackdown on demonstrators as amendments to a plan related to a disputed road project, which includes plans to construct road through the leafy campus area, are set to be approved by the Environment and Urbanization Ministry.

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Date created : 2013-09-20

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