Clashes between police and radical groups in Athens, amid a mass demonstration, have resulted in one death and numerous injured people, according to Efe. The officers have intervened when a group of radicals attacked with stones and firebombs at the protesters Communist Party of Greece (KKE) in the vicinity of Parliament.
More than 40 people have been injured so far in the violent clashes on Thursday, while hundreds of protesters remain in the Parliament waiting for the votes for a bill that will bring more layoffs, tax increases and reduction of salaries and pensions in order to reduce the deficit that has led Greece to depend on external aid.
Clashes occur in Syntagma Square. Greece is facing the second consecutive day general strike called by trade unions in protest against the new austerity measures expected to be voted in Parliament tonight. (AV)