Argentine police break up airport protest

People carry their luggage along a column of police vehicles parked on the highway, on their way to the Ezeiza airport in Buenos Aires province, Argentina, on December 21, 2015Argentine police used water cannon Tuesday to break up a protest by poultry workers facing layoffs who blocked access to the city’s international airport. The workers, who threw stones at the riot police, said at least 10 members of their group were wounded in the clashes. The former employees of bankrupt poultry company Cresta Roja had blocked the road to Ezeiza International airport outside Buenos Aires since last week, forcing some passengers to drag suitcases for two kilometers (more than a mile) to catch their flights.

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