BBC reporters blog. Excerpt:
... we become further engulfed - and like being in a rolling maul during a rugby match we seem to lose control of our movements.
In the melee, various attempts are made to take items from us, with another mobile phone being stolen. But even worse, the two female members of our group are subjected to some very inappropriate behaviour by some members of the crowd.
As we desperately try to find safety, a group of armed officers begin a charge and hit random members of the crowd with sticks ...
SHAMEFUL. Shame on the crowd who would resort to such acts with our guests. They wouldn't do this to their own family members would they? And a bigger shame to BCCB. What kind of organization is this - way to show how well prepared we are. I'm glad Adam seems to be the type who likes understating things. This is just NOT ACCEPTABLE!
Man alive, first stones on the Windies bus and now this ... SMH