The clashes in Hamburg 76 police officers injured

In clashes with anti-globalists in Hamburg gathered together to share “a Hell of a picnic”, 76 police officers injured. On Friday, July 7, RIA Novosti reported.

“According to recent data, 76 police officers were injured and one person is in hospital”, — said the employee of the press service of the police of the city Agency.

As pointed out by the law enforcement authorities of Hamburg, the number of demonstrators on the streets on the evening of July 6 amounted to six thousand people. Between protesters and police during the day, clashes occurred, the demonstrators pelted the guards with bottles, stones, flares and other objects, who responded used water cannons.

According to German police in Hamburg are now tens of thousands of people who plan ahead and during the summit to organize mass protests. The evaluation of the guards, about eight thousand of them are aggressive and ready to violent actions. To counteract them, the city transferred 20 thousand police officers.

According to Der Spiegel, the security summit has attracted an army. German authorities fear that protesters might use drones to track the movement of guards and to prevent the meeting of world leaders. To avoid this, in the area of meeting the army deployed radar tracking small targets.

The summit of “Big twenty” will be held in Hamburg on 7-8 July.