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Australian police used tear gas to put down a two-day riot at a migrant detention center Tuesday, where detainees, reportedly armed with machetes, chainsaws and petrol bombs, were running amok.The disturbance at the Indian Ocean center began after an escaped asylum-seeker, named in Australian media as Iranian-Kurdish man Fazel Chegeni, was found dead.- 'Petrol bombs, machetes and chainsaws' -- One man, New Zealander Tuk Whakatutu, said earlier Tuesday the detainees had retreated into one of the detention center's compounds after they were surrounded by police in riot gear.Under Canberra's tough immigration rules, asylum-seekers arriving by boat are processed on isolated Pacific islands -- Nauru and Papua New Guinea's Manus Island -- rather than the Australian mainland.
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