Brussels anti-austerity protest turns violent

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Workers’ protests against austerity turned violent in Brussels on Friday, injuring 27 people, eight of them seriously.

March organisers say that 50,000 people came to Brussels from 21 countries across Europe to demonstrate for a massive job investment programme and against austerity policies. Police sources put the figure at 25,000.

 

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