Portland police arrest four in some distance-proper rally and counter-protest

A counter-protester argues with police during a rally by the Patriot Prayer group in Portland, Oregon, 4 August 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police maintained a robust presence in the town

4 other people have been arrested following rallies via right-wing teams and counter-protesters within the US city of Portland on Saturday.

Police used stun grenades to disperse demonstrators after stones and bottles had been thrown at them.

At least 3 other people required clinical remedy.

The rally is the third in Portland in up to date months – in overdue June, four folks were injured in similar protests within the city.

Police maintained a heavy presence within the town of 640,000 folks, amid fears of a go back to the violence noticed in Charlottesville, Virginia final yr, whilst a counter-protester used to be killed.

Symbol Copyright @PortlandPolice @PortlandPolice Symbol copyright Reuters Symbol caption The Fitting-wing march was attended by means of supporters of the Patriot Prayer staff Image copyright Reuters Image caption Police held back counter-protesters

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