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2 bystanders hurt in Greek clashes with police

16:35, Saturday, 18 November, 2017
2 bystanders hurt in Greek clashes with police

Youths have clashed with police in Greece’s two largest cities, injuring two bystanders.Police say a woman was hospitalized with burns in Athens after being hit in the thigh with a flare during the clashes.
     In Thessaloniki, in northern Greece, a motorcycle driver was taken to the hospital after driving into a barricade set up by protesters.
     More than 5,000 officers were on duty for annual march in the Greek capital to the U.S. Embassy, which commemorates those who died in the 1973 crackdown by Greece’s former junta.Hundreds of youths have attacked police in Greece’s two largest cities, hurling rocks, flares and gas bombs following large and peaceful marches to mark the anniversary of the 1973 crackdown on a student uprising against Greece’s military dictatorship.
     In Athens, protesters hurled dozens of petrol bombs as they confronted police in narrow streets in the city center. Police fired tear gas at the protesters. There were no immediate reports of injuries or arrests.
     Violence also broke out in Greece’s second largest city, Thessaloniki.
     More than 5,000 officers were on duty for annual march in the Greek capital to the U.S. Embassy, which commemorates those who died in the crackdown by the junta. The sidewalk outside the embassy was blocked off by police buses.

2 bystanders hurt in Greek clashes with police
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