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Bulgarian Police Clash With Sofia Anti-Government Protesters

Society | February 19, 2013, Tuesday // 20:21| Views: 1229 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Bulgarian Police Clash With Sofia Anti-Government Protesters Police have clashed with protesters in downtown Sofia with reports about injured people. Photo by BGNES

Police have clashed with protesters in downtown Sofia with reports about injured people.

According to reports of private TV station bTV, ambulances cannot reach the injured demonstrators.

bTV coverage shows police cars covered in blood.

The tension escalated after the protesters started throwing smoke balls, bottles, and rotten fruits.

Some of the protesters in front of the Parliament building are voicing their discontent over the abuses of monopolies in Bulgaria, others condemn the approval for the expansion of the Bansko ski zone by an expert council at the Environment Ministry, and there is also a torchlight march of nationalist party Ataka.

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