‘Welcome to Hell’: Anti G-20 Protests Erupt at Hamburg

Baton-wielding police faced off against anti G-20 protesters armed with bottles and fireworks during the Group of 20 summit.

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A man surveys the scene inside a looted Budnikowsky pharmacy following a second night of violent protest on July 8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.
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Staff work on the clear-up process at a looted Rewe City convenience store following a second night of violent protest on July 8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.
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A smashed car windscreen is seen following a second night of violent protest on July 8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.
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A fire burns in the middle of town during an anti-G20 protest on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Authorities are braced for large-scale and disruptive protests as Leaders of the Group of 20 group of nations arrive in Hamburg for the July 7-8 summit.
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A protester lights a flare during an anti-G20 march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Authorities are braced for large-scale and disruptive protests as Leaders of the Group of 20 group of nations arrive in Hamburg for the July 7-8 summit.
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Police officers carry off a demonstrator who blocked a street on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. The leaders of the Group of 20 meet July 7 and 8.
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Protesters gather to participate in an anti-G20 march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.
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Fire crews extinguish a burning car in the street during the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.
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Police use water cannons as protesters gather to participate in an anti G-20 march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.
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Protesters participate in a peaceful anti-G20 march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.
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Police use water cannons against demonstrators at a Hamburg harbor protesting against the G-20 summit on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G-20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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Protesters participate in a peaceful anti-G20 march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.
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Protesters participate in a peaceful anti-G20 march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany.
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A woman walks past a vandalized bank following the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Authorities are braced for large-scale and disruptive protests as G-20 national leaders arrive in Hamburg for the July 7-8 G-20 summit.
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Fake US currency cascades from an apartment window onto riot police below during the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest march on July 7, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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Protesters erect burning barricades in front of the Rote Flora left-wing centre after the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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Riot police gather after protesters erected burning barricades in front of the Rote Flora left-wing centre after the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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Riot police walk down a road after the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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Riot police gather after protesters erected burning barricades in front of the Rote Flora left-wing centre after the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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A police water cannon extinguishes a burning barricade in front of the Rote Flora left-wing centre after the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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A police riot team work through the crowds during the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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Police officers help an injured officer during skirmishes with demonstrators on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017.
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Police chase demonstrators blocking a road on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017.
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Police forces clash with protesters during a march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts and heavy protests are expected tonight at the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest.
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People stand in front of police vehicles during the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arrived in Hamburg for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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Thousands of people attend a protest against the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Thursday, July 6, 2017. The leaders of the group of 20 meet July 7 and 8.
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Police forces clash with protesters during a march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts and heavy protests are expected tonight at the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest.
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Police forces clash with protesters during a march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts and heavy protests are expected tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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Police forces clash with protesters during a march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts and heavy protests are expected tonight at the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest.
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Demonstrators protest during a march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts and heavy protests are expected tonight at the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest.
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Police forces clash with protesters during a march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts and heavy protests are expected tonight at the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest.
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Riot police climb a fence to chase people after the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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Protestors are sprayed by police water cannons during the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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Riot police walk down a road during the "Welcome to Hell" protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts tonight at the "Welcome to Hell" anti-G20 protest.
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Protestors are sprayed by police water cannons during the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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A police water cannon is seen during the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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Protestors are sprayed by police water cannons during the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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A woman gestures during the 'Welcome to Hell' anti-G20 protest march on July 6, 2017, in Hamburg, Germany. Leaders of the G20 group of nations are arriving in Hamburg today for the July 7-8 economic summit and authorities are bracing for large-scale and disruptive protest efforts.
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