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Protests against Honduran leader's re-election turn violent

AP  |  Tegucigalpa 

Protests against the re- of Honduran have turned violent with security forces firing and some marchers breaking windows and setting fires.

Video from yesterday's protests showed former being shoved by military police. Zelaya and defeated also suffered the effects of

Hernandez was awarded the electoral win weeks after the November vote and a disputed vote tally. The opposition alleged and plans to continue protesting through Hernandez's swearing in on January 27.

Security forces and protesters were injured during the clash. Miguel Osorio, at the University School Hospital, says 10 people were treated there.

Hernandez blamed the opposition for the violence, noting that protesters had damaged the nearby

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First Published: Sat, January 13 2018. 11:10 IST