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    German Police Say 111 Officers Injured in Clashes Ahead of G20 Summit in Hamburg

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    According to reports, 111 police officers have been injured in overnight clashes ahead of G20 summit.

    HAMBURG (Sputnik) A total of 111 police officers have been injured in overnight clashes ahead of the Group of 20 (G20) summit in Hamburg, Germany, local police told Sputnik on Friday.

    "According to the latest information, 111 police officers were injured, there was no information about the wounded among the demonstrators," a Hamburg police spokeswoman said.

    Commenting on reports of an attempted attack on a police station in the western Hamburg borough of Altona, the spokeswoman said there was only an attempt to attack a police car in the area.

    She added that three demonstrators are currently taking place in the city.

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