Anti-lockdown demonstrations in Rotterdam turned violent on the evening of Friday, November 19, as Dutch police fired shots and protesters lit fires in central parts of the city.
A partial lockdown was implemented in The Netherlands on November 13 as COVID-19 cases in the country spiked to their highest levels.
Protesters gathered along Coolsingel, a central street in Rotterdam, on Friday evening. This footage, taken in the area, shows multiple fires in the area, as well as law enforcement using water cannon on protesters.
Rotterdam police reported injuries had resulted from shots fired by law enforcement on Friday. Credit: Floris Janssens via Storyful