Irish Times. Clashes at Greek austerity protests. 26.09.2012
Clashes at Greek austerity protests
The clashes occurred after more than 50,000 people marched to parliament chanting “We won’t submit to the troika (of lenders)” and “EU, IMF Out!” on a day of strikes against a new round of cuts demanded by EU and IMF lenders.
As the rally ended, dozens of black-clad youth threw stones, petrol bombs and bottles at riot police, who responded with several rounds of teargas.
Police chased the protesters through Syntagma square in front of parliament as helicopters clattered overhead. Smoke rose from a small blaze in a corner.
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