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Premature end of German street festival after protests

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CHEMNITZ – The city festival in Chemnitz in the German state of Saxony on Sunday, for safety reasons, prematurely ended. Nationalist demonstrators were in the street, merged as a response to the death of a 35-year-old German in a fight in the night from Saturday to Sunday.

According to the police, were in that fight, multiple nationalities involved. In addition to a dead there were two serious injuries.

The right-populist AfD and the anti-islamgroep Pegida held Sunday afternoon a demonstration which, according to the police, about a hundred participants. Later, hundreds of right-wing hooligans of the group Kaotic Chemnitz to the streets to see who’s in town for the say,” reported the station ARD. According to the police threw the hooligans bottles to the agents and they refused orders to follow.

A spokesman for the city council has transformed from Chemnitz, said that because of the unrest Sunday at 16.00 an end to the town festival is made. It could actually be until 20.00 hours.

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