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Greece: Clashes erupt in Athens after demonstration against new metro station in Exarchia neighbourhood03:35

Greece: Clashes erupt in Athens after demonstration against new metro station in Exarchia neighbourhood

Greece, Athens
September 25, 2022 at 00:12 GMT +00:00 · Published

Clashes between activists and police forces took place after a march against the construction of a new metro station in the Exarchia neighbourhood of Athens, Saturday.

Police forces equipped with riot gear were deployed to disperse the crowd, who threw firecrackers, stone and other objects at them, and erected barricades in the streets of the Greek capital.

Many local residents and activists are aganist the construction of a metro station on Exarchia Square, fearing that it will destroy the area and change its character.

Greece: Clashes erupt in Athens after demonstration against new metro station in Exarchia neighbourhood03:35
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Clashes between activists and police forces took place after a march against the construction of a new metro station in the Exarchia neighbourhood of Athens, Saturday.

Police forces equipped with riot gear were deployed to disperse the crowd, who threw firecrackers, stone and other objects at them, and erected barricades in the streets of the Greek capital.

Many local residents and activists are aganist the construction of a metro station on Exarchia Square, fearing that it will destroy the area and change its character.