16 hurt in Makati demolition riot-A A +A
Monday, September 24, 2012
MOLOTOV cocktails, shards of glasses, rocks, including human wastes, greeted the demolition team members who were about to enter a compound in Makati City on Monday, radio and television reports said.
Sixteen people, including nine policemen and a member of the media, were injured during the incident in Guatemala St., Barangay San Isidro. Eight residents were arrested.
The riot ensued when the demolition team from the city engineering office was about to destroy the houses erected in a private lot in Guatemala compound.
The demolition pushed through after authorities used tear gas and water cannon against the residents. (Sunnex)