Dozens hurt as police, anti-austerity protesters clash in Spain

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posted on Jul, 11 2012 @ 01:00 PM
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Dozens hurt as police, anti-austerity protesters clash in Spain


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More than 70 people were injured in clashes in Madrid on Wednesday as Spanish police used rubber bullets and batons to disperse anti-austerity protesters, witnesses and emergency workers said.
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posted on Jul, 11 2012 @ 01:00 PM
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Miners were among the 43 protesters who were injured, and 33 police also were hurt. Eight are receiving hospital treatment, but the injuries are not serious, the ambulance service said.

A number of miners reached Madrid on Tuesday night after taking part in what has been dubbed the "Black March," covering 450 kilometers (280 miles) over the course of two-and-a-half weeks.

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