Police, protestors clash ahead of G20 summit in Germany

Posted at 2:30 PM, Jul 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-06 16:27:04-04




(CNN) -- German riot police have clashed with protesters in Hamburg on Thursday evening as world leaders arrived ahead of Friday's G20 summit.

Police used water cannon as protesters threw smoke bombs, while officers clashed with demonstrators at the anti-capitalist Welcome to Hell protest.

The demonstration is taking place approximately two miles from where the G20 summit is taking place.


MORE | Scroll through photos from the protest


US President Donald Trump arrived in Hamburg earlier Thursday following a visit to Warsaw, Poland.

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