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Exclusive video: Scuffles outside Castille

Scuffles broke out between policemen and striking transport workers who at about 11.30 a.m. ran up Glormu Cassar Avenue and protested outside the Auberge de Castille.

The drivers mouthed obscenities at the government and protested that liberalisation policies would ruin them. At one time the drivers broke through the thin blue line of policemen and ran up the steps of Castille, banging on the closed door.

A bus load of police reinforcements arrived at about 11.50, by which time the drivers had been pushed down from the Castille steps. The drivers then started mocking the police, but the situation quickly calmed down. The police commissioner was on site.

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(Video by Paul Spiteri Lucas)

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