Feb 25, 2011
February 23, Athens, Greece, a police officer’s clothes caught fire.
For protesting the government’s tighten fiscal policy, the Greek workers staged a massive strike which lasted 24 hours, they destroyed the bus station, lit the trash, and there’re people throwing stones, plastic bottles or crude petrol bombs at police, while the police dispersed the protesters with tear gas.
Thousands of protesters gathered outside the parliament building and collided with the police who were trying to keep order.
A photographer’s clothes caught fire.
A crude incendiary bomb exploded near the police, which is made of a bottle filled with flammable liquid and fitted with a rag wick.
The police were trying to keep order.
The burning motorcycle.
Police arrested protesters.
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