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Re-violent protest against government in Albania

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New violent clashes between police and demonstrators in the Albanian capital Tirana have been late on Saturday night, several persons injured.

Several thousands of demonstrators were in front of the parliament met. They demanded that the head of government Edi Rama would go. When the protesters molotov cocktails, and fireworks at the police, the parliament started to throw, put the water cannon and tear gas in, messages tv channel Vizion Plus and agency ATA.

The demonstrators marched afterwards to the headquarters of the police and were also there, according to media reports, with molotov-cocktails. The police put again the water cannon at the crowd to disperse. Several demonstrators are arrested. When the police attacked at least twelve wounded. About the number of injured demonstrators, there are no reliable figures.

The Albanian opposition demands for months that Rama would go. The opposition accuses the ruling Socialist Party of Rama of electoral fraud and corruption. More than sixty mps of the right-wing Democratic Party (PD) and its allies to put at the end of February to protest their position. Already three decades, since the end of the communist period, the social democratic PS, and the rival PD in a fierce power struggle involved.