Video: Firemen soak cops in foam protesting cuts in Brussels
- uploaded: Oct 9, 2013
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Belgian firemen were protesting against national budget cuts for the fire department in Brussels on Monday. Firemen from all the country gathered in front of Prime Minister's office with fire trucks and blocked traffic in Brussels' ring road. They burned tyres in the streets and sprayed water and foam towards police guarding the protest. At some point police officers stood knee-deep in foam on the street. Talks are ongoing on the ministerial level on the new Belgian budget, and firemen are protesting against cuts in their insurance benefits and insufficient staffing. RT LIVE to RT! us on Facebook us on Twitter us on Instagram us on Google+ +RTRT (Russia Today) is a global news network broadcasting from Moscow and Washington studios. RT is the first news channel to break the 1 billion YouTube views benchmark.