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Protesters help a handicapped protester, who fell from her wheelchair after tear gas was shot towards them, in Ankara

REFILE ADDING CAPTION INFORMATION Protesters help a handicapped protester, who fell from her wheelchair after tear gas was shot towards them, during a demonstration in front of a courthouse in Ankara October 28, 2013. Turkish police fired water cannon and teargas on Monday to break up a protest by around 2,000 people outside the court over the handling of the trial of a policeman accused of killing a demonstrator earlier this year. Officer Ahmet Sahbaz is accused of killing Ethem Sarisuluk, shot dead in June during a wave of nationwide anti-government demonstrations set off by a tough police response to a protest over the redevelopment of a park in Istanbul. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)

Turkish police fire water cannon at protesters

Turkish police fired water cannon and teargas on Monday to break up a protest by around 2,000 people outside an Ankara court over the handling of the trial of a policeman accused of killing a demonstrator earlier this year.



A group of protesters wielding sticks descended on the court entrance after a ruling that the accused officer could take part in court hearings via video link, prompting police to intervene, a Reuters witness said. (Reuters)