Several people were arrested and police officers injured in Malmo, Sweden, on Friday, August 28, as protesters against the burning of a Koran by far-right supporters clashed with police.
Milad Ahmadi recorded this video from Friday’s protests on Amiralsgatan, a street in Malmo. Police said cars were damaged and fires lit in the street during a night of rioting, local media reported.
A police spokesperson told Storyful that 10 to 15 people were arrested in the protests and they were subsequently released. Police said there were no injuries to civilians, but some minor injuries to police officers.
Police said an investigation was underway into the veracity of a video showing a Koran being burned, and whether the video shows a crime being committed. Credit: Milad Ahmadi via Storyful