KABUL: (Middle East Press) Clashes between police and people protesting in the Mexican city of Chilpancingo in Guerrero following the disappearance of 43 students in September last year, has injured several people in the spot, officials say.
The clashes broke out on Saturday when police began arresting the student protesters.
The protesters were planning on traveling to Zumpango city to join a demonstration marking six months since the disappearance of the students.
The protesters threw stones at security forces after police used tear gas to disband them.
The angry students, who were from the same teachers training college which saw the kidnapping and murder of 43 students, also attacked a police station and set cars on fire.
Mexico has witnessed nationwide violent protests in recent months over the disappearance of the students amid allegations of political and police corruption.
Relatives and friends of the 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa hold their portraits in Mexico City on March 26, 2015, during a march to mark six months of their disappearance.
On September 26, 2014, some 43 student teachers disappeared in the city of Iguala in Guerrero following an attack by police forces suspected of having links to drug gangs. The incident took place during a protest over teachers’ rights.