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Belgian Military Protests Retirement Reform

Belgian military personnel demonstrated against the government's decision to increase the retirement age.

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A Belgian soldier takes part in a protest against the reform of their pension scheme in Brussels, Belgium, on Nov. 15. The military expressed their dissatisfaction of the retirement age being extended from 56 to 63 years.

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Police and protesting members of the military argue across a barrier.

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Police officers in anti-riot gear stand guard during the protest.

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Police push back protesters from a fence barricade.

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Image: Belgian soldiers scuffle with police officers during a protest against planned pension reforms in central Brussels

Belgian police use barriers and spray against protesters.

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A police officer is covered with red smoke during the protest.

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