Anti-lockdown demonstration turns violent in Prague

Czech police historical mosey gasoline and a water cannon to disperse a complete bunch of anti-coronavirus restrictions protesters, who attacked them after a rally in Prague on Sunday.

Police rescue corporations and merchandise talked about not a lot lower than 20 have been injured inside the clashes, which erupted after only a few thousand folks, together with soccer and ice hockey followers, rallied at Frequent City Sq. to condemn the constraints that embrace the ban of sports activities competitions and closure of bars and eating places.

Public gatherings of higher than six are moreover banned nonetheless as lots as 500 folks are allowed to cover in the event that they’re divided into separated teams of 20 and put on face masks.

Loads of the demonstrators had no face coverings. After police talked about their quantity surpassed 500, the organisers ended the rally.

Nonetheless some protesters remained on the sq., throwing flares, beer bottles, stones and diverse assorted objects at riot police.

The Czech Republic has been dealing with a epic surge in coronavirus infections in most up to date weeks.

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