Protests in Romania: the number of victims exceeded 440 people

Протесты в Румынии: число пострадавших превысило 440 человек

In the capital of Romania – Bucharest – Victory square held a rally against the government. In conflicts between protesters and police injured more than 400 people.

Reported by Agerpres.

65 people were taken to the hospital.

Earlier it was reported 247 victims.

We will remind, on Friday, August 10, in the capital of Romania hosted an anti-government protest. Participants of the rally demanded to disband the current government and hold early elections.

Law enforcement used tear gas to disperse the protesters.

According to local media, the rally was attended by more than 100 thousand people.

In April 2018, thousands of Romanian health workers carried out a protest in Bucharest against wage cuts. It is reported Realitatea.

Some 10,000 medical workers from across the country came to the capital to participate in the protest. Therefore, Bucharest has partially blocked traffic.

The demonstrators gathered near the government building, holding flags and banners with symbols of the medical trade Union. The Romanian government recently approved a substantial increase of salaries for some categories of public health workers. However, the leaders of the trade Union of physicians said that at the same time, many workers lost up to 1,100 lei ($ 290) of its monthly fees.

The protesters also alleged that the government reduced the compensation that doctors receive for working in dangerous or hazardous conditions. The trade unions declared that will hold negotiations with the government on may 2, and if no solution is found, then promise to hold a national strike on may 11.

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