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Netherlands: injured by police shootings against protesters in Rotterdam


Dutch police fired warning shots on Friday after "riots" broke out during a demonstration in Rotterdam against containment measures linked to the pandemic.

People were injured by police fire on Friday in Rotterdam (southwest) where a demonstration against partial containment to fight the Covid-19 pandemic turned into a


, local police said.

Read also Covid-19: the Netherlands return to partial containment, protests erupt in The Hague

"There were injuries in connection with the shots fired",

said the


on Twitter, after warning that a

"demonstration (...) degenerated into a riot".


Fires were started in various places, fireworks were fired and the police carried out several shots (warning)"

, said

the police

on Twitter.

Source: lefigaro

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