Published On: Sun, Oct 25th, 2020

Rome lockdown protest riot: Roma coronavirus COVID-19 demo turns violent | World | News

Footage posted on social media shows demonstrators throwing fireworks and other missiles at officers who respond with tear gas.

Some also smash storefront windows in the city.

Police respond by rushing at in riot gear demonstrators whilst releasing tear gas.

Italy has seen a wave of protest, some violent, following the introduction of stricter coronavirus shutdown measures.

This follows a dramatic increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Italy and across Europe.

More to follow…

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