Demonstrators clash with police in eastern Germany after eviction

A number of officers were injured during overnight scuffles in the eastern German city of Leipzig following the eviction of squatters from an occupied house, police said on Friday.Stones and bottles were thrown at officers, a police spokesperson told dpa, after around 500 people joined a demonstration organized by the group Occupy Leipzig late on Thursday.Activists attacked officials, set off pyrotechnics and set barricades on fire, the spokesperson said, adding that “in three situations, officers were harassed in such a way that they used pepper spray.”The police did not initially have any in…

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