Oakland Occupiers Threw Canisters Back To The Police

In this video, when the Oakland police toss these at peaceful protesters, they call them smoke bombs, or tear-gas canisters.

If they get tossed back to the police...improvised explosive devices?

Reuters:

"Officers were pelted with bottles, metal pipe, rocks, spray cans, improvised explosive devices and burning flares," the Oakland Police Department said in a statement. "Oakland Police Department deployed smoke and tear gas."

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