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Police use batons, water cannons against protesters

By Lee I-chia  /  Staff reporter

It urged protesters who were harmed or treated inappropriately during yesterday’s eviction to contact the platform for medical and judicial assistance, and urged people to submit photographic evidence of the eviction process.

Separately, Taipei Police Zhongzheng First Precinct investigative team head Chou Yu-wen (周郁文) said five people were arrested and 40 were injured early yesterday when police began dispersing the protesters.

National Taiwan University Hospital said it had treated 26 people, most of them with external injuries.

Some of the injured were also taken to Taipei City Hospital, where three of them were hospitalized for observation and 11 were treated and released, according to Ministry of Health and Welfare statistics.

Additional reporting by CNA

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