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Clashes Between Police and Protesters Grow Violent
Tens of thousands of protesters poured onto the streets despite police banning a planned march on Aug. 31 and repeatedly warning citizens that they would be engaging in illegal assembly.In the evening, clashes between police and demonstrators broke the peaceful rhythm in the afternoon rallies, repeating the pattern of past weekend protests.
Police deployed water cannon trucks several times, unleashing blue-dyed water that would make it easier for police to identify frontline protesters.