At least 14 police injured as supporters of Argentina’s vice president protest

CNN reports: Police fired tear gas in the Argentine capital Saturday, as they clashed with supporters of vice president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, days after prosecutors sought a 12-year prison sentence against her for alleged corruption.

Argentina’s official news agency Télam reported police used sticks and tear gas on protesters after a group of people knocked down fences that the city government had ordered to be put up near the vice president’s residence.

At least 14 police officers were injured in the violence, according to Felipe Miguel, the chief of staff of the Buenos Aires government. Four protesters were arrested following the clashes, the local government said.

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