Chaos erupted in the port city after a protest against coronavirus restrictions and government plans to ban unvaccinated people from some venues.
This happened on Friday November 19th, during the nighttime rampage on one of Rotterdam’s main shopping streets, dozens of people were arrested and seven injured, including police officers.
This had all started with the Netherlands went back into first partial lockdown of the winter last Saturday with at least three weeks of curbs on restaurants, shops and sports.
Thia had started with the government tried to restrict unvaccinated citizens to some venues this resulted to heavy rioting with rioters in Rotterdam set fire to a police car and hurled stones, injuring several officers.The police now feels the need to protect themselves and fires Waring shots at the protesters.
Like every other countries seeing a huge increase in the number of infections. UK it self yesterday recorded more than 44,000 cases and 157 deaths. The Netherlands cases has risen up to 21,000 cases as of yesterday.
As of the time of this post, the rioting in Netherlands have calm as Riot police with shields and batons were directing people away from the area.