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Police Mutiny Video: Office ravaged as thousands of Bolivian cops go on strike

4y ago


A mutiny by rank-and-file Bolivian police demanding wage increases has spread across the nation, with about 4,000 officers occupying barracks. Protesters sacked and set fire to furniture and documents in one police office in La Paz on Friday but the protest otherwise appeared peaceful. It began on Thursday when about 30 police and their wives seized an elite unit's barracks just 100 meters (328 feet) from the presidential palace. Subscribe to RT! Watch RT LIVE on our website Like us on Facebook Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Google+ RT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 500 million YouTube views benchmark.