Arrests at pro-Israel demonstration in Malmö
AFP/The Local · 26 Jan 2009, 06:52
Published: 26 Jan 2009 06:52 GMT+01:00
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"Around 300 people were gathering in the beginning of the afternoon supporting Israel when some persons started to shout and threw eggs and bottles on the demonstrators," a police spokeswoman in Malmö told AFP.
"Nobody was injured. We arrested four people. They are young men," she said.
One of the suspects "became violent and tried to fight with a policeman" during the arrest, the spokeswoman said.
"The demonstration was broken by the incident," she said.
In early January, thousands of people had protested in Nordic countries against Israel's 22-day offensive on the Gaza Strip.