Protesters clash with police, block traffic on Tel Aviv highway

Skirmishes break out between anti-government demonstrators and police near Democracy Square in Tel Aviv.

The Times of Israel witnesses at least one arrest and extensive shoving by police, as protesters try to circumvent barricades put up near exits to the Ayalon Highway.

Police also try to disperse the crowd using mounted officers and a water cannon.

But a number of the demonstrators succeed in making it onto the highway, where they proceed to block traffic.

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