Athens on fire as rioters mark anniversary of police killing of teen

December 7, 2014 1:35 AM

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A policeman runs from a petrol bomb on December 6, 2014 at the end of a youth protest to commemorate the six-year anniversary of the fatal shooting of teenager Alexis Grigoropoulos by a police officer, an event that plunged Greece into weeks of rioting. (AFP Photo/Louisa Gouliamaki)

Greek police used tear gas and water cannons to disperse crowds during clashes in the capital. Athens was gripped with protests marking six years since police shot dead an unarmed teenager during an anti-austerity rally.

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