Greek students throw Molotov cocktails at Parliament

Indo Asian News Service

Athens, March 6 (IANS) Protestors in Athens on Monday launched at least five Molotov cocktails at the Greek Parliament during an anti-education reform protest.

High school students had gathered at the iconic Syntagma Square to protest against a series of education reforms and to demand more funds for schools.

A police spokesman told EFE that around 250 people participated, of which 50 were believed to have been involved in the attacks.

He said anti-riot police dispersed the demonstration without resorting to violence or arrests.

Demonstrating students were seen chanting slogans and holding banners as they denounced the measures.

They were also protesting the closure of certain schools and the removal of several degree options from technical and professional schools.