Protests rise in Romania

Romania’s capital city of Bucharest has been the scene of anti-government protests for three days in a row, with more than 2,000 people shouting and clashing with riot police on the central University Square on Sunday.

Protests were also reportedly staged in other cities across the country.

The demonstrators asked the president and the cabinet to quit, and called for early elections. Some angry protesters threw stones and even Molotov cocktails at police, who fired tear gas in response.

The confrontations resulted in injuries including both protesters and police officers, some were taken to hospitals for treatment.

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