Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Riots in Greece: Police Hit With Molotov

Amid the rioting in Greece today, some protesters through Molotov at riot police.  People are angry over government spending cuts which came was part of a deal with the European Union's bailout package.  The crowd was estimated to be 18,000(police's estimate) to 60,000(trade union's estimate) depending on who was asked. (thejournal)

Watch the video below if you want to see the how the officer escapes, other crazy throws, and the situation in general.

Police fired tear gas and flash grenades at protesters, blanketing parts of the city centre in choking smoke. And some more crazy pics...

source of pictures: globalnational