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At least three people are killed as protests turn violent (05.05.2010)

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Three people have been killed in the Greek capital Athens after a bank was set abaze during an anti government demonstration. Protestors allegedly threw molotov cocktails into the bank, setting it on fire. Much of the city was paralysed today - as unions called a 24 hour general strike to protest against the governments sweeping austerity measures. Clashes errupted in several areas with the police firing teargas at the demonstraters.

  • Date 05.05.2010
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