Clashes between masked-clad youth and police in downtown Athens (video-photos)

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A group of hooded men caused bedlam in downtown Athens shortly before midday, as the student rally for the anniversary of the murder of Alexis Grigoropoulos was underway.

The masked-clad youngsters attacked a police vehicle at the Propylaea when they started to throw stones at police, with the latter eventually forced repelling them. The clash quickly escalated, as the attacking youth started hurling flares against the police, who in turn managed to push them back. Finally, a SWAT unit responded by using tear gas and flash bomb grenades against the rioters.

The clashes moved to...


Clashes between masked-clad youth and police in downtown Athens (video-photos)


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