Berlin police on Wednesday used pepper spray against demonstrators in the 18 March Square, who tried to cross the fence, the press service of the department said.
“During the action on the Square on March 18, a large group of people tried to climb over the fence. This was stopped by our colleagues. Bottles were thrown at law enforcement officers, and pepper spray was used in response”, – the message says.
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