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Riots Break Out In Sweden's Malmo Over Right-Wing Extremists Organising Quran-Burning Rally

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Riots Break Out In Sweden's Malmo Over Right-Wing
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A riot erupted in the city of Malmö in the southern part of Sweden when around 300 people associated with a right-wing party were trying to organise an anti-Islam rally.

During the riot, protesters opened fire and got involved in vandalism. Bottles were also thrown at the policemen. The day before, right-wing extremists burned the holy religious book of the Muslims, the Quran, in the city of Malmo.

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News agency Reuters quoted Malmo's spokesperson as saying that the situation is not under control at present but efforts are on. The spokesman said that a riot erupted during the rally effort, which is related to burning the Quran during the day. According to the spokesperson, the right-wing party workers had regrouped at the same place where they lit the Quran.

Anti-Islam activists gathered in Malmö on Friday. During this time, three men were hitting a copy of the Quran by foot in the public square. It is being said that the reason behind the riots is not allowing the right-wing party to take out an anti-Islam rally.

According to local media, the right-wing activists became enraged when the rally was not allowed and around 300 people gathered at the city square. Meanwhile, there was a confrontation between the police and protesters and a riot broke out.

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