Greek protesters clash with riot police over austerity

Posted: February 10, 2012 in Police State, US News, World News
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Deutsche Presse-Agentur
February 12, 2012

Greek police clashed with rioters Friday as thousands took to the streets of Athens during a nationwide strike, a day after the country’s bailout was put in a state of uncertainty by the eurozone.

At least one person was reported injured after hundreds of angry rioters broke away from a peaceful demonstration involving more than 11,000 people, on the first day of a 48-hour strike called by the country’s two main labour unions.

Hundreds of black hooded rioters hurled petrol bombs and large slabs of marble at police, who retaliated by firing tear gas into the crowd of demonstrators.

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