Albanian Police Fire Tear Gas, Water Cannon as Protesters Storm Party Offices

Police officers walk past a person as protesters demonstrate outside the headquarters of the Democratic Party in Tirana, Albania, January 8, 2022. REUTERS/Florion Goga

Police fired tear gas and water cannon in Tirana on Saturday as stone-throwing protesters stormed into the headquarters of Albania’s opposition Democratic Party in a deepening power struggle between party rivals.

 

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Fatos Bytyci in Pristina and Florion Goga in Tirana Editing by Daria Sito-Sucic and Helen Popper