U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s convoy attacked by activists

Interaksyon.com reports that around 50 members of the League of Filipino Students and Anakbayan attacked the convoy of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she left Malacañang Palace following talks with President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday, November 16.

Interaksyon.com reports that around 50 members of the League of Filipino Students and Anakbayan attacked the convoy of U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as she left Malacañang Palace after her meeting with President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday, November 16.

 

According to the report, the activists ran from San Marcelino St. to the Ayala Bridge. They got past traffic policemen and caught the convoy's security detail by surprise. They hurled paint, as well as kicked and punched the vehicles even as members of the Presidential Security Group and the U.S. Secret Service tried to hold them off. Policemen also moved in to push back the activists.

 

Some of the activists were hurt in the fray, but none of them were arrested.

 

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