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Brawl breaks out in Taiwan parliament after policy row


A brawl has broken out in Taiwan's parliament as lawmakers from opposing parties clashed over proposed amendments to the Local Government Act.

Politicians punched and wrestled each other to the ground and one member of the governing party said he'd been bitten by a member of the opposition.

It is not the first time that scuffles have broken out as Jonathan Josephs reports.


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