In the capital of Bulgaria, two police officers were injured in the protests
Two police officers injured, six people were detained on the sixth day of the demonstrations, held in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia, according to Bulgarian national radio (BNR), with reference to the Deputy Director of the Metropolitan police Anton Zlatanov.
According to him, on Tuesday evening the situation escalated: protesters began to throw at journalists and police, small firecrackers, and a packet of red paint, with the result that many received injuries. Then attempted entry into a building the people's Assembly. Two police officers guarding the entrance to the building provided resistance to protesters. Later they needed medical help.
According to Zlatanova, six people were arrested. He condemned the actions of the protesters, stressing that democracy is not achieved in a similar way. Zlatanov expressed confidence that during the protests acted provocateurs.
Protests in Bulgaria started on July 9 when several thousand demonstrators gathered in the capital to support the current President's rumen Radeva. Bulgarian national radio reported that the cause of the protests was the recent searches and arrests of the presidential adviser on security issues Elijah Milusheva, legal issues and Flames Uzunova. Advisors had been detained in cases related to the disclosure of state secrets and abuse of influence for personal gain.
On Saturday it was reported about the arrest of 18 people, injured three policemen.