(eng)Honduran students clash with police over bus fares (fwd)
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Sun, 1 Oct 1995 02:29:46 +0000 (GMT)
^Honduran students clash with police over bus fares@
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras, (Reuter) - Hundreds of Honduran
students clashed with police Wednesday during protests against a
rise in urban bus fares.
Officials said 16 students were arrested and at least one
police officer was wounded during the demonstration in the
center of Tegucigalpa.
Students threw stones at police, who responded by firing
tear gas into the crowd. Demonstrators smashed shop windows and
attacked several buses during the protest.
The students were demonstrating against a rise in night and
weekend bus fares. Fares are expected to rise further in the
Reuter N:Copyright 1995, Reuters News Service