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Greece: Riots continue overnight as anarchists clash with police in Thessaloniki01:49

Greece: Riots continue overnight as anarchists clash with police in Thessaloniki

Greece, Thessaloniki
March 11, 2018 at 06:38 GMT +00:00 · Published

Anarchist groups and riot police clashed in Thessaloniki all through the night on Saturday after some 2,000 left-wing activists from all over Greece and the Balkans held a rally against racism.

Dozens of masked protesters threw petrol bombs and projectiles at the police, who responded with tear gas. The skirmish continued for hours and only stopped about 04:00am Sunday local time (02:00 Sun GMT).

No arrests have yet been reported.

According to reports, the gathering of Balkan anarchists was organised after far-right wing nationalists allegedly burnt down an Antifa-occupied building in Thessaloniki in January.

Greece: Riots continue overnight as anarchists clash with police in Thessaloniki01:49
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Anarchist groups and riot police clashed in Thessaloniki all through the night on Saturday after some 2,000 left-wing activists from all over Greece and the Balkans held a rally against racism.

Dozens of masked protesters threw petrol bombs and projectiles at the police, who responded with tear gas. The skirmish continued for hours and only stopped about 04:00am Sunday local time (02:00 Sun GMT).

No arrests have yet been reported.

According to reports, the gathering of Balkan anarchists was organised after far-right wing nationalists allegedly burnt down an Antifa-occupied building in Thessaloniki in January.

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