Anti-austerity protesters set fire to German police cars

March 18, 2015 7:08 AM

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Anti-austerity protesters set fire to German police cars

FRANKFURT, Germany – Demonstrators set at least two police cars on fire Wednesday as authorities confronted left-wing anti-austerity protesters trying to blockade the inauguration ceremony for the European Central Bank's new headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany.

Police said one officer was injured by stones thrown by demonstrators near the city's Alte Oper opera house.

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