Protests are escalating in the Netherlands. Last night, a policeman fired three shots into the air as a warning during a farmers’ demonstration close to Heerenveen in the Friesland province.
The Dutch police have confirmed the story in an official statement on Twitter. The statement explains that protestors were trying to drive their tractors into the group of policemen present on-site, RTL Nieuws reports.
Two shots fired
This particular incident happened at around 10:40 PM yesterday evening and also resulted in the arrests of three protestors.
Unverified videos that were taken during the protest at Heerenveen show police agents drawing weapons and pointing them at protestors.
In the below video, two shots can be heard.
There are also photographs allegedly showing where the bullets hit the tractors.
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