As Greece Celebrates Carnival, Rioters Attack Athens Police

    As carnival celebrations were being held in Greece on Saturday night, attacks on police by rioters in Athens made the headlines.

    The central Exarchia district saw its own routine ‘carnival’ with Molotov cocktails being thrown at riot police.

    One officer was injured as stones and other missiles were flung at police.

    The violence broke our shortly before 11 p.m. local time and lasted until midnight.

    No arrests were made.


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