At this point, a group said, a officers used smoke, peppers mist and rip gas “upwind of a stone throwers and south of a limit fence” and not toward migrants already in a United States or perplexing to cranky during a blockade line.
The officers used rip gas “only after there were rocks and there were kids involved,” pronounced a orator for a agency, Andrew Meehan. “Then it became an emanate of reserve for a officers and honestly reserve of a migrants.”
At slightest 3 volleys of rip gas were sent opposite a border, according to The Associated Press, that pronounced a gas influenced women and children.
In a account, Customs and Border Protection pronounced that “no agents witnessed any of a migrants during a blockade line, including children, experiencing effects of a chemical agents, that were targeted during a stone throwers.”