An illegal protest occurred in southern Sweden. The violence triggered after a copy of the Quran was burned. As a result, 10 people were arrested. And also, several police officers injured after protesters in Malmo city threw stones at police and burned tyres on the streets late on Friday.
As cited News24xx.com from Swedish tabloid, Expressen, known the demonstration of about 300 people was connected to a rally in which far-right activists burned a copy of the Muslim holy book in Rosengard.
Rosengard is a largely migrant neighbourhood.
A police spokesman Rickard Lundqvist told the violence escalating as the night wore on.
Anti-Muslim Danish politician Rasmus Paludan was stopped by the police at the Swedish-Danish border when he was expected to attend the rally. At that time, Paludan was due to travel to Malmo to speak at Friday’s event. But authorities pre-empted his arrival by announcing the ban and briefly detaining him near Malmo.
A police spokesman Patric Fors told that the violence had subsided by Saturday morning, at least 10 and 20 protesters were arrested for the violence have all been released.