Over Dozen People, Mostly Protesters, Hospitalized In Brussels - Reports
Faizan Hashmi Published January 24, 2022 | 07:10 AM
BRUSSELS (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 24th January, 2022) At least three police officers and 12 protesters were taken to the hospital with injuries following the Brussels demonstrations against coronavirus restrictions, Belgian media report.
About 50,000 people reportedly took to the streets of the Belgian capital on Sunday to protest against pandemic restrictions. Clashes with law enforcement were reported and police had to use tear gas and water cannons against the protesters, according to local media reports.
Protesters damaged the headquarters of the European External Action Service in Brussels on Sunday, according to EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell who posted a photo of the building on Twitter, calling the violence "senseless."