Nine civilians, seven police officers injured during protest rallies in Athens; three arrests

ATHENS – A total of 9 civilians and 7 police officers were injured on Friday in incidents during rallies protesting the voting of the bill on private universities and in support of International Women’s Day, Greek police said.

Hellenic Police noted that police were attacked with firebombs at two separate incidents, and once with stones, with the police responding with tear gas. It added that 14 people were brought in for questioning and 3 were arrested.

In addition, an investigation has been ordered about statements and video reproduced online that show events at the day’s incidents, police said.

The rallies of student and other organizations began at 12:00 and the incidents at 14:50.


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