Tens of thousands of striking workers took to the streets of Brussels to protest against rising costs of living. The nationwide strike has affected public transport including the airport in Brussels where many flights were cancelled. Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from the Belgian capital.
Police use water cannon at Brussels protest against Covid rules
Violent clashes broke out between police and people protesting against Covid-19 restrictions in Brussels on Sunday. Police used teargas and fired water cannon in an effort to disperse protesters. Authorities said about 50,000 people took part in the demonstration in the Belgium capital, which coincided with similar protests in other European cities. Protesters hurled projectiles outside the European Union's diplomatic service and metal barriers were thrown at officers in a metro station
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