Police in the Dutch cities of Amsterdam and Eindhoven used force to disperse demonstrations against government measures to combat COVID-19, reports NL Times.
Demonstrators threw firecrackers at police officers. The security forces used water cannons and batons to disperse the banned demonstrations. It is also reported that tear gas was used in Eindhoven. Several dozen people were detained.
Earlier it was reported that in the Netherlands 3.6 thousand people were fined for violating the curfew. During the first night of the restrictive measures, 25 people were detained. This is the first time a curfew has been imposed in the country since World War II. Violators of restrictive measures will face a € 95 fine.