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Anadolu Agency journalist injured in French protests

Covering protests in Paris, Dursun Aydemir was injured in leg when gas canister used by police hit him

Gözde Bayar   | 11.01.2020
Anadolu Agency journalist injured in French protests

PARIS

An Anadolu Agency photojournalist was wounded on Saturday in the French capital Paris during clashes between police and demonstrators, who are protesting President Emmanuel Macron's controversial pension plans. 

Covering the protests, Dursun Aydemir was injured in the leg when a gas canister used by the police hit him near the Lyon Train Station.

Aydemir received first aid at the scene.

On Dec. 5, another Anadolu Agency photojournalist Mustafa Yalcin was injured in the eye when a gas canister used by the security forces hit him in the face, breaking his mask.  

*Writing by Gozde Bayar

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