Puerto Rico government to probe clashes at protest

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor on Friday said all aggressive incidents stemming from a protest towards a personal ability company that operates the island’s transmission and distribution technique will be investigated.

The announcement will come soon after media businesses denounced law enforcement who in just one video show up to assault a photojournalist who was covering Wednesday’s protest. Other movies also showed clashes involving law enforcement and protesters in a fog of tear gas.

The protest is the hottest towards Luma Power, which not long ago pledged to dedicate a lot more crews and means to lessen the range of electricity outages and their length that have angered many in this U.S. territory of 3.2 million men and women who are demanding that the federal government terminate its contract.

In a press convention on Thursday, Puerto Rico Police Commissioner Antonio López accused a smaller group of protesters of attacking officers with rocks and other objects, injuring 4 of them. He also explained the incident involving the photojournalist would be investigated, with the photojournalist publicly thanking López for obtaining known as him and apologizing.

“All use of force will be investigated in-depth,” López explained.

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