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    Hamburg Police Say Pelted With Molotov Cocktails

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    Police officers were pelted with Molotov cocktails and barricades are burning on Holstenstrasse street in the Group of 20 (G20) summit host city of Hamburg, according to official statement.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Police in the Group of 20 (G20) summit host city of Hamburg said they have been pelted by Molotov cocktails a 10-minute drive from the summit's venue on Friday.

    "Colleagues are pelted with Molotov cocktails and barricades are burning on Holstenstrasse [street]," Hamburg Police said on Twitter.

    ​German media reported at least 130 police officers have been injured in the course of various anti-G20 summit rallies across the German city, with 37 protesters detained as of early Friday.

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