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Noun1.watercannon - a hose (carried on a truck) that fires water under high pressure to disperse crowds (especially crowds of rioters)
hosepipe, hose - a flexible pipe for conveying a liquid or gas
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TAP) - Pakistani police used tear gas and watercannon in clashes with stone-throwing Islamist protesters on Saturday, as they moved to clear a protest by the religious hard-liners who have blocked main routes into Islamabad for more than two weeks.
Protesters demanding the government to step down were dispersed by police using tear gas and watercannon.
In collaboration with their specialized partners, they have developed various vehicles suited for the mining industry, such as the Volvo FMX Watercannon, a service truck and a road train with a maximum payload of 173 mt.