07 March 2021,   14:57
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Up to 250 people have been detained during the protesters in Netherlands

Riot police in the Netherlands have clashed with protesters angry at new coronavirus restrictions.


Officers used water cannon and tear gas to clear demonstrators in Eindhoven. They had gathered in defiance of a new 21:00 curfew.


Some protesters threw fireworks, looted supermarkets and smashed shop windows. There were smaller demonstrations in the capital, Amsterdam.


Up to 250 people have been arrested.


Some of the demonstrators threw fireworks and grabbed bicycles to build barricades against the police, who eventually used tear gas to clear the streets.

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