ATHENS (Reuters) – Greek troops clashed with immature protestors in executive Athens on Saturday after thousands marched to symbol a anniversary of a vigourously quashed tyro overthrow in 1973 that helped disintegrate a troops junta.
More than 10,000 demonstrators marched peacefully by a core of Athens, that was heavily rhythmical by police.
They hold banners reading “Resistance” and chanted slogans associated to Greece’s eight-year debt predicament that led to 3 general bailouts in sell for low purgation cuts.
The way finished during a embassy of a United States, that many Greeks credit of carrying upheld a 1967-1974 seven-year troops dictatorship.
After a impetus ended, clashes pennyless out between troops and protesters hurling stones and petrol bombs during them in a district of Exarchia, home to Athens Polytechnic, where dozens died in 1973.
Greek TV hire Alpha showed images of troops banishment rip gas during demonstrators sealed in a Polytechnic. Other protesters built travel barricades with chairs or threw petrol bombs from rooftops. Police deployed a H2O cannon to sunder a crowd.
Earlier, many people laid wreaths and carnations during a Athens Polytechnic to respect those killed in a 1973 revolt.
Writing by Renee Maltezou and Michele Kambas; Editing by Robin Pomeroy and Louise Heavens