US News Police fire water cannon at G20 'hell' protest

02:15  07 july  2017
02:15  07 july  2017 Source:   Sky News

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German riot police use water cannons against protesters during the demonstrations during the G 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. Water cannons were fired in an attempt to disperse the crowd, as they had been during another protest on Tuesday night.

Riot police use water cannon during the 'Welcome to Hell ' rally against the G - 20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany on Thursday. The protest march, which was due to head to and encircle the summit venue, was soon afterward called off by organizers, Hamburg police said on Twitter.

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Riot police have fired water cannon and tear gas at protesters who hurled bottles and bricks on the eve of the G20 summit.

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German police fired water cannon and pepper spray at protesters gathered to demonstrate against a G 20 summit in Hamburg on Thursday evening after a group of black-clad demonstrators threw bottles and other objects at riot police . The protest was called " G - 20 : Welcome to Hell " by organisers.

Officers in helmets and equipped with riot shields faced off against the demonstrators on the streets of Hamburg.

President Trump and other presidents and prime ministers are due in the German city on Friday for the G20 summit.

The demonstration was dubbed 'Welcome to Hell' by anti-capitalist groups.

Many of the protesters were dressed all in black © Reuters Many of the protesters were dressed all in black

Police said the trouble involved around 1,000 people, but as many as 100,000 are expected to descend on the city to take part in protests during the two-day summit.

Sky's Alex Rossi, on the scene, said the violence - near the city's fish market - was expected and that police had been preparing for trouble as demonstrators attempted to march through the city.

He said a few had been carried off with what appeared to be "quite serious" injuries.

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German police are firing water cannons and pepper spray at protesters gathered to demonstrate against a G 20 summit in Hamburg. Demonstrators gather at Hamburg harbour prior to the 'Welcome to Hell ' anti- G 20 protest march.

Authorities fired water cannons and used pepper spray to disperse the crowds, Hamburg Police wrote on Twitter. Police block demonstrators during the "Welcome to Hell " rally against the G - 20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany on July 6, 2017.

Water cannon are used by police on protesters in Hamburg ahead of G20 summit © Reuters Water cannon are used by police on protesters in Hamburg ahead of G20 summit

"When we arrived earlier the atmosphere was peaceful and calm, people drinking and enjoying the sun, listening to speeches," said Rossi.

"Within that group there were people who looked like they had come here to cause trouble.

"As it got to early evening we saw a number of people coming down dressed in black, some of them masked with handkerchiefs across their faces."

Some injured people were seen being carried away © Reuters Some injured people were seen being carried away

The trouble died down after several hours and the situation became calmer, Rossi added.

Up to 20,000 police are on hand for the Hamburg summit given the history of violent protests at previous gatherings.

The G20 countries - whose members represent about 80% of the world's population - are meeting with their usual broad remit of making the world a more stable and prosperous place.

Climate change is set to be a major talking point after President Trump withdrew the US from the landmark Paris Agreement.

All eyes will also be on his meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, although it is not certain if the pair's first exchange - and handshake - will be caught on camera.

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