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Park party with thousands of revelers escalates completely - "hail of bottles" on police officers

2021-08-02T06:26:45.424Z

Riots in Berlin: Hundreds of people celebrated in a park on Sunday night despite Corona restrictions. Dozens of officers were injured.



Riots in Berlin: Hundreds of people celebrated in a park on Sunday night despite Corona restrictions.

Dozens of officers were injured.

Berlin - Bottles flew when police forces wanted to break up a party in a park in Berlin.

According to media reports, there were clashes with knives and machetes.

Dozens of officials are said to have been injured in the large-scale operation.

There were numerous arrests, reports the

BZ

.

The Berlin police confirmed the operation on Sunday night at the request of

Merkur.de

* on Sunday morning and announced a press release with further details.

"It should have celebrated 3000 people at the top," said a police spokesman.

There were assaults in the crowd.

And: "Emergency services have also been injured." The place of the riots was the Berlin James-Simon-Park and the Monbijoupark at Hackescher Markt in Berlin-Mitte.

"Hail of bottles" - riots at a park party in Berlin

Around 2 a.m. on Sunday, the first clashes among the celebrants should have taken place.

According to information from the

BZ,

also with knives and machetes.

The police moved in to break up the park party.

Then a "hail of bottles" is said to have met the emergency services.

Stones also flew in the direction of the officers.

Bottles are said to have flown even in the direction of an ambulance.

According to media reports, it took the police hours to get the situation under control.

The mission ended only at 6 a.m.

Park party in Berlin-Mitte: 15 officers injured

At least 15 police officers were injured, according to media reports.

There have been many arrests of the rioters.

At least one adolescent has been reported with stab wounds.

Several police vehicles were damaged by throwing bottles.

Photos on social media show police officers wearing helmets addressing the young adults in the park.

Only last weekend caused a party with 4,000 people in the Hasenheide for a large-scale police operation. Most of the celebrating youth left the party calmly after the police intervened. However, some party guests became aggressive and, among other things, a stone was thrown at the officers, according to the police.

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Source: merkur

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