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Riot police flanked by a water cannon watched quietly, while inside Santrich was believed to have initiated a hunger strike to demand his release, according to his lawyer.
The Israeli military said the army responded with gunfire and water cannons as Palestinians hurled firebombs at soldiers and attempted to infiltrate Israel.
Troops are also using water cannon to put out fires generated by burning tires.
More watery fun can be found just steps away at Splashaway Bay, a kiddie aqua park with smaller slides, water cannons, a multi-platform jungle gym and a gigantic drench bucket.
Thank you @PhillyFireDept for the water cannon salute !!
As crews work on a building, water cannons spray the structure for dust suppression throughout the work, and two portable air monitors are on either side of the building, according to Jeff Rugg, a senior environmental manager with Amereco.
Police fired water cannons Thursday night against the demonstrators, who were marching as the far-right CasaPound party was meeting in Turin.
After King’s death, riots and looting broke out across the country and calls for nonviolence were drowned out by the sounds of gunfire and water cannons.
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Definition of water cannon for English Language Learners
: a machine that shoots a large, powerful stream of water and that is used by police to control violent crowds
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