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Man Injured in Anti-Government Protest in Bucharest Dies in Hospital - Reports

© AFP 2022 / Daniel MIHAILESCUPeople raise their hands during a protest in front of the Romanian Government headquarters in Bucharest on August 17, 2018
People raise their hands during a protest in front of the Romanian Government headquarters in Bucharest on August 17, 2018 - Sputnik International
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CHISINAU (Sputnik) - A 62-year-old man has died in a hospital after being wounded during an anti-government protest that took place in Bucharest on August 10, the Mediafax news agency reported on Monday.

The man from Turnu Magurele city passed away early on Monday. The Romanian authorities launched criminal proceedings, the outlet reported citing police.

A mass protest in the Romanian capital over unpopular tax, pension and social security reforms turned violent, leaving 450 people injured. As many as 70 of them, including 11 police officers, were sent to a hospital.

READ MORE: Over 10,000 People Gather at Anti-Government Rally in Romania — Reports

On August 11, Romanian President Klaus Iohannis demanded that the prosecution investigate police actions during the rally, which reportedly included the use of tear gas and water cannons on peaceful protesters.

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