Horrific scenes are coming out of Ottawa. The authorities are moving in. They are dragging away peaceful protesters. Police from other cities have reportedly been brought in. Other reports of police snipers on rooftops.
The authorities are forcefully ending the peaceful trucker protests in Ottawa. They are dragging peaceful protesters away.
Greg Steubs, [Feb 18, 2022 at 10:24 AM]
Horrific scenes out of Ottawa as authorities move in, dragging away peaceful protesters, and leading away an elderly woman, no wonder these officers have their faces covered, treacherous!
— Katie Smith (@PPjacobson81) February 18, 2022
The police are pushing against the trucker protesters who are linked together in arms. Police on horses stand behind.
— Alexandra Lavoie (@ThevoiceAlexa) February 18, 2022
Now it’s getting rough as police push back protesters and perform arrests.
Horrific images out of Ottawa right now pic.twitter.com/H2pMqlUWZd
— Kaassmelter2.0 (@kaassmelter2) February 18, 2022
Ottawa Police are telling people to leave.
There is a large police presence on Nicholas Street, protesters are being advised to leave immediately. Some protesters are surrendering and are being arrested. We ask protesters to remain peaceful and lawful.
— Ottawa Police (@OttawaPolice) February 18, 2022
There are snipers on the rooftops of nearby buildings.
— Mackenzie Gray (@Gray_Mackenzie) February 18, 2022