Dutch Police Fire Warning Shots As Anti-Covid Curb Protests Hit Port City
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Dutch Police Fire Warning Shots As Anti-Covid Curb Protests Hit Port City

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November 20, 2021

Dutch police fired warning shots, injuring several people, after rioters against a partial Covid lockdown torched a police car and hurled stones in Rotterdam on Friday. Chaos broke out after a protest in the port city against the coronavirus restrictions and government plans to restrict access for unvaccinated people to some venues.


New Delhi, 20 November 2021

As per news report of NDTV, Dozens of people were arrested and seven people were injured in total, including police officers, during the nighttime rampage on one of Rotterdam's main shopping streets. The Netherlands went back into Western Europe's first partial lockdown of the winter last Saturday with at least three weeks of curbs on restaurants, shops and sports. Rotterdam mayor Ahmed Aboutaleb described the riots as an "orgy of violence". "The police have felt the need to draw a police weapon in the end to defend themselves," he told reporters.

Source - NDTV

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