Canadian police began arresting truck demonstrators

2022-05-31 0 By

Canadian police moved in the capital Ottawa on Friday, detaining protesters and towing away vehicles in an effort to quell three weeks of mass protests by truck drivers and people against a mandatory vaccine.The streets of Ottawa were covered in snow as hundreds of police officers in riot gear and armed with automatic weapons rushed into areas occupied by protesters, the Associated Press reported.Some drivers surrendered, while others continued to stand their ground, chanting slogans and singing the Canadian national anthem.There were some clashes between police and demonstrators, some of them handcuffed, and drivers honked their horns in defiance.Accompanied by police, two tow trucks began removing protesters’ parked vehicles.Canadian police arrested two leaders of the trucker rally on Thursday, Canadian media reported.(Credit: @China Daily)