Do any of you see fires on the bridge? Neither do I. Not even where the water cannon is spraying. Given how they have lied about the demonstrations being riots, I don’t give much credibility to the claim they were putting out fires. Especially since someone intentionally set a fire near Oceti Sackowin camp and the police, who were constantly patrolling the area, suddenly became scarce and would not allow the BIA fire dept to put out the fire.
A police armoured vehicle mounted with a water cannon hoses down protesters at Backwater Bridge in North Dakota near the Standing Rock Indian Reservation (Stephanie Keith/Reuters)
APTN National News, November 21, 2016
Twelve people are in hospital and another 200 were injured after anti-pipeline demonstrators clashed with local and state police in North Dakota who used pepper spray, rubber bullets, and water cannons in freezing temperatures on hundreds of #NoDAPL supporters who call themselves water protectors.
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