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Thursday 19 October 2017

Video: Police horses stampede down Mexico City streets

TWENTY police horses have escaped from their trailer and stampeded through the streets in Mexico City.

The horses were to be deployed alongside riot police to control protests in the city.

But instead bolted passed drivers, damaging some vehicles.

Taxi driver, Guillermo Lopez said: "I was stopped at traffic lights when I heard the noise of the horses and a horse hit the vehicle, fell and continued to run."

The horses were later rounded up by police, eight suffered injuries to their hooves.

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