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Ukraine protesters charge police lines with tractor: eyewitnesses
December 1, 2013 / 12:36 PM / in 4 years

Ukraine protesters charge police lines with tractor: eyewitnesses

KIEV (Reuters) - A group of protesters, attending a mass pro-Europe rally in the Ukrainian capital Kiev, on Sunday used a tractor to try to break through police lines near the headquarters of President Viktor Yanukovich, eyewitnesses said.

People use a tractor while trying to break through police lines near the presidential administration building during a rally held by supporters of EU integration in Kiev, December 1, 2013. REUTERS/Sergii Polezhaka

Interior ministry forces used tear gas to disperse the group, the eyewitnesses said.

The approach to the entrance to the presidential administration building was blocked by a line of buses as well as several metal barriers.

Writing By Richard Balmforth; Editing by Thomas Grove

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