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La Boum 2 festival ends in scuffles

The illegal La Boum 2 festival ended in chaos on Saturday evening when police had no other choice but to intervene. As thousands of protesters had flocked to the Terkamerenbos, social distancing could no longer be respected in this mass gathering while many were not wearing a face mask. Police intervened using the water cannon and tear gas. A dozen protesters and a dozen police officers got injured in the scuffles. 

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