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Italy: Police clash with the unemployed ahead of Democratic Party leader meeting in Naples02:20

Italy: Police clash with the unemployed ahead of Democratic Party leader meeting in Naples

Italy, Naples
April 29, 2019 at 20:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least ten people were injured during clashes between unemployed protesters and police forces in Naples on Monday.

Footage shows protesters throwing objects towards riot police lined up in front of the theatre, with police forces using batons against them.

Clashes erupted outside the Sannazaro theatre, ahead of the arrival of Democratic Party leader Nicola Zingaretti, who was set to open the campaign for the European elections.

The protest was organised by the "7 novembre" movement, a group which in the past years hit the streets many times to protest against unemployment and Campania's governor.

Italy: Police clash with the unemployed ahead of Democratic Party leader meeting in Naples02:20
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At least ten people were injured during clashes between unemployed protesters and police forces in Naples on Monday.

Footage shows protesters throwing objects towards riot police lined up in front of the theatre, with police forces using batons against them.

Clashes erupted outside the Sannazaro theatre, ahead of the arrival of Democratic Party leader Nicola Zingaretti, who was set to open the campaign for the European elections.

The protest was organised by the "7 novembre" movement, a group which in the past years hit the streets many times to protest against unemployment and Campania's governor.

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