12 officers injured during protest against coronavirus measures in Germany — paper

12 officers injured during protest against coronavirus measures in Germany — paper
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At least 12 law enforcement officers were injured in the eastern German city of Dresden during a protest against coronavirus-related restrictions on Saturday, the Zeit newspaper reported, citing police, APA reports citing TASS.

Overall, a total of 47 offenses were registered during the protest, including nine cases of physical assault on police officers, seven episodes of verbal insults and two violations of the gun control law and the law on assembly.

According to Zeit, at least three protestors were detained for attacking law enforcement officers.

Thousands of people gathered in several German cities on Satuday to protest against epidemiological restrictions, imposed in a bid to curb the novel coronavirus infection. Protestors demanded all those measures be cancelled.

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