Dutch police said this Sunday (21), that 19 people were detained, after a second night of violent protests against the latest sanitary measures implemented by the government to contain the covid-19 pandemic.
In The Hague, several riot police officers attacked groups of demonstrators who were throwing stones and other objects at agents in a popular neighborhood. According to a statement released by the capital’s police, a water cannon was used to put out a bicycle fire at a busy street intersection.
In total, the police made “19 arrests for insults, among other things”, the text adds.
During the clashes, police from the Shock Battalion took a woman out of a car, whose occupants had shouted insults at the police, and took her to a pickup truck, noted an AFP journalist.
Protests against health restrictions caused by the covid-19 pandemic again ended in riots on Saturday night (20), in the Netherlands, in The Hague in particular, where five police officers were wounded.
A day earlier, violence in the port city of Rotterdam had resulted in 51 detainees and three people shot.
Violence also took place in Urk, a small Protestant town located in the center of the country, and in several cities in the southern province of Limburg.
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