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Protesters outside G-20 summit clash with riot police

Protesters outside G-20 summit clash with riot police

Thousands of protesters took to the streets here on the official opening day of the G-20 summit, burning vehicles and clashing with riot police who used water cannons and pepper spray to beat them back. At least 11 protesters were seriously injured in one incident Friday.

The injured demonstrators were hospitalized in critical condition after they fell 13 feet from a barricade during a clash with police. As G-20 leaders wrapped up their meetings across town, additional injured protesters were arriving at hospitals.

Police officers were also injured during the clashes with demonstrators, according to a spokesman for the Hamburg Police Department. He did not elaborate on how...

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