In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1grupo de policías o soldados cuyo objetivo es detener a los alborotadores en una multitud
- Regular patrols in a van with snatch squads patrolled the affected areas, especially on evenings and after pub closing times.
- Police snatch squads grabbed banners, sound-systems and arrested prominent protesters, seemingly (although not necessarily) targeting arbitrarily, and at one point making an effort to grab a soccer ball.
- The excess of police armaments was in full view throughout the day and surprise snatch squads grabbed protestors who were masked or were perceived to be getting too close to the delegates.
- As the demonstration reached the St Helen's rugby ground, the first snatch squads were sent in to arrest organisers.
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