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 76 police hurt in clashes with anti-G20 protesters: official

Jul 07. 2017
Protesters burn barricade made by waste in 'Schanzenviertel' quarter close to 'Rote Flora' building ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, 06 July 2017. // AFP PHOTO
Protesters burn barricade made by waste in 'Schanzenviertel' quarter close to 'Rote Flora' building ahead of the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, 06 July 2017. // AFP PHOTO
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By Agence France-Presse

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HAMBURG - At least 76 police officers were hurt Thursday in clashes with anti-G20 protesters in Hamburg, German authorities said, as a demonstration dubbed "Welcome to Hell" erupted in violence shortly after it began.

"Police are still being attacked," said a spokesman for Hamburg's police force, adding that most of the officers hurt sustained light injuries.

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