Dakota Access Protest ‘Felt Like Low-Grade War, ‘ Says Medic Treating Injuries

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/22112016/dakota-access-protesters-injury-police-concussion-grenades-firehoses

Protesters allege concussions grenades were used along with other escalating tactics in sub-freezing temperatures to quell pipeline protest. By Phil McKenna The confrontations between police and Dakota Access pipeline protesters grew even more violent in recent days, including what protesters describe as a concussion grenade thrown by police that may cost one protester her arm. Sophia Wilansky, 21, faces potential amputation of her left arm after the latest incident early Monday morning near Cannon Ball, N.D. See Also: Native American Leaders Decry Increasingly Harsh Treatment of Dakota Access Protesters Army Corps Halts Dakota Access Pipeline, Pending Review Nearly 1 Million People ‘Check in’ on Facebook to Help Dakota Access Protesters read more

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