In Pictures: Violence erupts in Italy over new coronavirus restrictions

Protesters clash with police as new measures aimed at curbing the spread of the pandemic comes into effect

Protesters during clashes with police during a protest against the new coronavirus measures in Central Station, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: PAOLO SALMOIRAGO/EPA-EFE
Clashes between demonstrators and police during the protest against the measures implemented to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic by the Government in Milan, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: MATTEO CORNER/EPA-EFE
Clashes between demonstrators and police during the protest against the measures implemented to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic by the Government in Milan, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: MATTEO CORNER/EPA-EFE
Clashes between demonstrators and police during the protest against the measures implemented to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic in Milan, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: MATTEO CORNER/EPA-EFE
Clashes between demonstrators and police during the protest against the measures implemented to stop the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic by the Government in Milan, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: MATTEO CORNER/EPA-EFE
Clashes between demonstrators and police during a protest against the new coronavirus measures in Central Station, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: PAOLO SALMOIRAGO/EPA-EFE
A shattered Gucci store window during a protest of far-right activists against the government restriction measures in downtown Turin, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Italian police officers stand in front of a shattered Gucci store window during a protest of far-right activists against the government restriction measures in downtown Turin, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Italian police officers detain a far-right activist during a protest against the government restriction measures in downtown Turin, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: AFP
Protesters clash with police during a protest against the new coronavirus measures in Central Station, Italy, on Oct 26, 2020. PHOTO: PAOLO SALMOIRAGO/EPA-EFE

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