Interview subject gets hit by tear gas — while the camera was rolling
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BBC journalist Luciani Gomes was interviewing a protested in Chile when the interviewee was hit in the head by a puff of tear gas.
- She posted the stunning video to Twitter.
- In the tweet, she notes that “it seemed we (our team) were the actual target,” though she didn’t offer a further explanation.
- The tear gas was allegedly fired by local police.
We were interviewing a small group of protesters pot banging in Providencia when suddenly police starts firing tear gas. It hit our interviewee in the head – but it seemed we (our team) were the actual target. #ChileProtests pic.twitter.com/DJ6rR9K0QM
— Luciani Gomes (@lucianicgomes) October 22, 2019