1. Protesters take cover from water cannon during clashes with police in Ankara on June 25,2013.
2. He said Wednesday that the cannon is in pretty good shape.
3. Early on Thursday, police arrived and turned their water cannon on the group.
4. The cannon is cited as behind large distributed denial of service DDoS attacks.
5. Other witnesses described what at first sounded like a cannon blast or fireworks.
6. The forces frequently fire at suspected rebel positions with both cannon and mortar fire.
7. Activists said many protesters had been hurt by police batons, water cannon and by pepper spray.