In Glasgow, police “human shield” lit supporters and opponents of Scottish independence

In Glasgow, police “human shield” lit supporters and opponents of Scottish independence

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In Glasgow, police

Police officers arrived at the main square of Glasgow, dissolved in different directions supporters and opponents of Scottish independence, lined up in the “living wall”. This was done after between political opponents today began a verbal altercation and minor skirmishes, and in the course went flares and firecrackers, according to ITAR-TASS.

As the agency eyewitness, at nightfall people began to leave the place of the meeting.

At James Square in the evening was directed dozens of law enforcement, including the Mounted Police. This spacious area held on Thursday after the Scottish referendum entire present day remained a venue for meetings.Activists with flags in their hands (mostly – UK) sang hymns. The decor in the area escalated in the late afternoon, a source told the agency.

“Police cars parked outside James’s Square, which brought together activists campaigning for the independence of Scotland, and for the unity of the United Kingdom. They shouted slogans, waved flags, – she said. – More by number – the British” Union Jack “, but noticeable and Scottish St. Andrew’s cross. “

According to her, people are already leaving the area and police are now no longer “interfere in what is happening.” “It looks that the proponents of a single state gathered note Friday night victory for his campaign in the referendum. There among the” Union Jack “a couple of Scottish flags, and the feeling is that people are just discussing something. Police near them not. B fight no one climbs, “- added companion.

Earlier, BBC Radio Scotland reported occurrence in this area of conflict between members of different political views. Indicated that the events over the place flying helicopters, and James Square, the police arrived and called on the crowd to calm down.

Glasgow was among the four administrative districts (out of 32) voted “yes” on the sovereignty of the Scottish referendum held on Thursday. It was on George Square before the vote were made the country’s largest rallies supporters of independence.

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