Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Widodo's re-election, a Reuters witness said. Some protesters hurled fireworks at police in riot gear in a main street in the capital, TV footage showed. (Reporting by Angie Teo and Willy Kurniawan; Writing by Ed Davies; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

Reuters May 22, 2019 02:07:17 IST
Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

Indonesian police fire tear gas to disperse protesters

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police fired tear gas to disperse protesters in central Jakarta following a rally held after official results confirmed President Joko Widodo's re-election, a Reuters witness said.

Some protesters hurled fireworks at police in riot gear in a main street in the capital, TV footage showed.

(Reporting by Angie Teo and Willy Kurniawan; Writing by Ed Davies; Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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