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Greek police fire teargas on demonstrators in central athens
May 17, 2017 / 10:41 AM / in 5 months

Greek police fire teargas on demonstrators in central athens

ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek police fired teargas to disperse demonstrators in central Athens on Wednesday as a protest was underway against new austerity measures in the country’s parliament.

Members of the communist-affiliated PAME trade union shout slogans during a demonstration marking a 24-hour general strike against the latest round of austerity Greece has agreed with its lenders, in Athens, Greece, May 17, 2017. REUTERS/Costas Baltas

Reuters witnesses saw several rounds of teargas being fired against demonstrators. Some demonstrators responded by throwing firecrackers at police.

Reporting By Michele Kambas

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