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Riot-Easter around the shores of lake Zurich

came a Burning Container, flying glass bottles and water cannon – in the night of Friday, Sunday and Monday in the area of Utoquai and Stadelhofen to riots in Zurich. The police continued on Saturday even a water cannon, tear gas and rubber buckshot.

Several readers have, the scenes witnessed at first hand, such as reported. "We came from the China lawn, and suddenly burned my eyes because of the tear gas," says Lorena S. (23), which came shortly before midnight with her boyfriend on the Utoquai.

There is a huge Chaos: "A young man was completely freaked out. I heard glass bottles on the ground, splintered and several people are screaming. There were young people." Also the Container had burned. A lot of people ran away. "This is something I've never seen," says Lorena.

Four young people

arrested by The city police in Zurich confirmed a number of incidents: On Thursday, a Container burned on the Utoquai. After the deletion, there was work to several bottle - and stone-throwing against vehicles and employees of the police. An officer was hit by a stone on the shoulder, and slightly injured.

On Saturday burned at Utoquai in turn Container. The police was received with the bottle throws, and the fire could only be reached after 30 minutes the containers. Later, Hofer came to the Barn even a water cannon is used against young people who threw bottles. Four people, aged 15 to 19 years, have been taken, among other things, due to damage to property.

In the night of Monday, there were again clashes on the Utoquai as spokesman Christian column of stone, on request, says: "police officers were pelted with bottles when they tried to move to 22-hour ambulance services to be set. In addition, several containers were on fire." The police were able to calm the situation with a shot of rubber buckshot. As a precaution, a water-cannon was placed at the train station Stadelhofen. "This was not used, helped to relax the Situation."

riots are already in the summer of 2018

At the Utoquai it came already in the summer of 2018 to several brawls and riots, where young people were involved. What measures are necessary in the future to get the Utoquai in the handle, could not say just yet. "We need to analyze."

however, It was not only in the incidents at the Utoquai and the Stadelhofen. Early Friday morning, a 34-year-old man tried to snatch the service revolver of a policeman, while two patrols have taken in the event of a brawl in the langstrasse Quartier.

mass brawl and arson attack

it came in the evening around the Mythenquai to a mass brawl on Sunday. According to city police spokesman column stone there were several injured – a Person had to be brought in with head injuries to hospital. "A total of 13 people were interviewed by the police, several suspects, aged between 25 and 28 years have been provisionally arrested."

still not enough: At early Monday morning, the Turkish Consulate in the circle of 6 was attacked with Molotov cocktails. Three young men aged 17, 18 and 19 years were arrested.

Created: 22.04.2019, 17:35 PM

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