Protestors face off against federal police over barriers surrounding the National Palace in Mexico City, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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A largely peaceful march by tens of thousands demanding the return of 43 missing students ended in violence, as a small group of masked protesters battled police in Mexico City's main square.Nov. 20 is usually a day reserved for the celebration of Mexico's 1910-17 Revolution, but Mexicans were in no mood for celebrations.The protesters converged on the city's main square, where families of the missing students stood on a platform in front of the National Palace holding posters of their relatives' faces. Amid chants for President Enrique Pena Nieto to step down, family members repeated that they do not believe the government's account that the youths were killed by a drug gang,After most of the protesters left the square, a small group of masked youths began battling police with rocks and sticks.Police charged across the square to drive the protesters out. At least three news photographers, including one from The Associated Press, were injured by police, who took AP camera equipment worth $15,000 .
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