A large squad of riot police evicted one hundred and fifth homeless families from illegally-occupied houses in Rome, Italy, on Friday (September 6).
GV Riot police and riot vehicles through streets. (2 shots)
SV PAN FROM Smoke from grenade in gutter to riot police charging towards flats.
GV Police firing tear gas.
CU AND SVS Wrecked cars (2 shots)
GV TILT UP Wreckage of car to onlookers and riot police advancing. (3 shots)
SV Police and squatters.
RIOT POLICE USING BATON-CHARGES AND TEAR GAS TO EVICT HOMELESS FAMILIES FROM ILLEGALLY-OCCUPIED HOUSES IN ROME.
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Background: A large squad of riot police evicted one hundred and fifth homeless families from illegally-occupied houses in Rome, Italy, on Friday (September 6). The police used baton-charges and tear gas to remove the families, who had been living in the area -- one of Rome's 'poor quarters' -- for several months.
SYNOPSIS: In Rome, Italy on Friday riot police used tear gas and baton-charges to evict about a hundred and fifty homeless families from houses they had been illegally occupying for several months.
The families, who had been occupying the houses in one of Rome's poor quarters, were evicted by force, together with their furniture.
The evicted families dispersed into the surrounding district.