In Zambia protests against restrictions because of a cholera degenerated into riots

KIEV. January 13. UNN. In Zambia, the police arrested 55 protesters in the capital, Lusaka, caused by the restrictions that the authorities imposed because of a cholera epidemic. It is reported by UNN with reference to Reuters.

Authorities have banned street trading and public gatherings to stop the spread of infection.

According to the Minister of home Affairs of Zambia Stephen, Kampinga: “One police officer wounded, arrested 55 people”.

Residents clash with the police began after the introduction of the curfew and the ban on street trade in a densely populated area Kanyama.

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Protesters broke Windows at the local police station, burned a police car and a few hours throwing stones at the guards.

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In addition, people blocked one of the roads.

As a result, the police used against protestors force, in particular used tear gas. Campinho, stressed that all restrictions related to the pandemic, remain in force.

As reported by UNN, in Greece, in Athens, riots in protest against the new reforms, the police used tear gas.

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