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Yellow Vests to protest anti-riot weapon factory

National News // By Tay Kinnear // March 28, 2019

A yellow vest protest is being planned outside a weapons factory in canton Bern that makes the anti-riot projectile launcher which is being used by French police.

Pixabay Yellow Vests to protest anti-riot weapon factory

The device is being blamed for serious injuries at the demonstrations in France.

The makers, B&T in Thun say the problem is not with its launcher, but French police are using a different projectile not approved by the company.

The planned protest is for tomorrow and is expected to include Swiss and French demonstrators.

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