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Demonstrators Set Police Motorcycle on Fire in Bogota

A police motorcycle was set on fire by demonstrators in the Colombian capital of Bogota, as protests sparked by now-shelved tax reforms continued on May 5.

Video by Alexander Bare shows protesters cheering after as the motorcycle burns. Bare told Storyful that the incident happened after security forces cleared protesters from the Plaza de Bolivar.

Violent scenes have accompanied protests in Colombia against planned post-pandemic tax reforms that began on April 28. The reforms have since been shelved. Credit: Alexander Bare via Storyful

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