Yellow-vested protesters conflict with police forces in Brussels

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Belgian police are firing tear fuel and water cannons at stone-throwing yellow-vested protesters close to the nation’s authorities places of work and parliament.

Protesters smashed road indicators and site visitors lights close to a police barricade blocking entry to the workplace of Prime Minister Charles Michel, as they chanted slogans calling on him to resign.

They threw paving stones, fireworks, flares and different objects at police.

Brussels police spokeswoman Ilse Van de Keere says round 400 protesters are gathered within the space.

About 100 have been detained, many for possessing harmful objects like fireworks or carrying clothes that may very well be used as safety in clashes with police.

Within the Netherlands, about 100 protesters gathered in a peaceable demonstration outdoors the Dutch parliament in The Hague. At the very least two protesters had been detained by police in central Amsterdam.

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