Friday, December 7th, in Athens and Thessaloniki, police detained more than 100 people because of the riots that took place during the action dedicated to the anniversary of the police murder of 15-year-old.
About it reports AP.
It is reported that protesters in Athens erected burning barricades and threw in the direction of the militiamen stones and Molotov cocktails. In response, the police used tear gas, stun grenades and water cannon.
According to police, only in the Greek capital during the clashes, which began Thursday afternoon, was arrested 66 people, 13 of them were arrested. In Thessaloniki, was detained 52 people, 15 – were arrested.
Recall that the collision occurred after a peaceful March of about 1700 people through the Central streets of Athens. Greek police have involved measures to strengthen security in Athens more than 2500 employees. Was also closed the main metro station in Central Syntagma square.
The peaceful rally was dedicated to the 10th anniversary of the murder of a police officer 15-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos in exarcheia district in 2008.