Autonome at a burning barricade. © Sebastian Willnow/dpa
According to police, around 300 people from the violent left-wing scene gathered at the Connewitzer Kreuz in Leipzig on Saturday evening. At the Wiedebachpassage, the police station was pelted with stones. According to the police, two officers who were guarding the object were injured. Barricades were set off in various places in the district.
Leipzig - Photos by a dpa reporter show damaged windows and paving stones lying around. Forces would be pulled together there, it said. Water cannons were also deployed.
Nationwide, left-wing circles had been mobilized for solidarity demonstrations on Saturday in Leipzig. The occasion is the verdict against Lina E. and three co-defendants for attacks on alleged or actual neo-Nazis. Dpa