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Swedish rioters hurl objects at police

Video posted on social media on Sunday (April 17) showed protesters hurling objects at police and cars on fire in the Navestad, area of Norrkoping.

In the footage police are seen driving at speed through a residential area with burning objects placed on the roads.

Three people in Norrkoping needed medical attention after being hit by police bullets during clashes between police and protesters , none of the injuries were life threatening police said in an online statement.

The violence began on Thursday (April 14) after a demonstration organized by Rasmus Paludan, leader of Danish far-right political party Hard Line. Paludan, who had permission for a series of demonstrations across Sweden during the Easter weekend, is known for Quran burnings.

(Reuters)

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