Police Fire Tear Gas During May Day Protests in Montreal, Canada

Police fired tear gas in an attempt to disperse protesters in Montreal on May 1 during anti-capitalism demonstrations.

Media citing police reported the protests near Place du Canada in downtown Montreal turned violent with demonstrators throwing rocks and officers using “chemical irritants” to control the crowd.

Police said the situation was now under control with crew continuing to patrol the area. Credit: ProtestMTL via Storyful

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