Colombia: Security forces clash with protesters decrying police brutality in Bogota

Clashes broke out as hundreds of protesters took to Bogota's streets on Saturday, decrying police brutality in the country for the fourth night in a row. Hundreds of protesters were seen chanting and confronting police officers in the streets of the Colombian capital in a protest that dragged on into the early hours of Sunday. The protesters were seen scuffling with police officers who were guarding police outposts which had been targeted in previous days. Police officers were also seen making arrests. The protesters have gathered for the fourth day in a row in the Colombian capital to decry police brutality in the country as at least 13 people are believed to have died and several others injured during the current social unrest. The killing of lawyer Javier Ordonez by police on Tuesday in Engativa, Bogota, has unleashed a wave of protests and riots nationwide. Ordonez died in police custody after being detained for allegedly breaking social distancing rules.

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