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Spanish riot police weapons close-up

Questions have been asked about the safety of police riot weapons after a woman lost an eye at a demonstration in Barcelona.

Police in the Basque Country have already decided to use a different type of weapon from January 2013 following the death of a 28-year-old man in April.

The BBC's Tom Burridge was given access to both the weapons to see how they differ.

  • 21 Dec 2012
  • From the section Europe