Police clash with protesters in northern Greece

THESSALONIKI, Greece, Sept 11 (BestGrowthStock) – Greek riot police
fired tear gas to push back protesters in the northern city of
Thessaloniki before a economic policy speech by Prime Minister
George Papandreou.

“We fired several rounds of tear gas against protesters who
attacked police,” a police official said. Eyewitnesses said a
group of several hundred youths had broken off from the main
body of thousands marching peacefully to protest austerity
policies.
(Reporting by Harry Papachristou; Editing by Matthew Jones)

Police clash with protesters in northern Greece