Aerial footage of clashes at Western Sahara camp

A raid by Moroccan security forces to clear a protest camp in Western Sahara has left 11 people dead, the region's pro-independence movement says.

The Polisario Front also says more than 700 people were wounded in the raid, while another 159 are missing.

Polisario accuses troops of using live ammunition, tear gas and water canons against thousands of people at the camp outside the regional capital, Laayoune.

The camp was the biggest protest against Moroccan rule in 35 years.

Aerial footage shows the scale of the unrest.

BBC News