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Scuffles in Brussels as protests in France spread to Belgium

Updated : December 08, 2018 06:30 PM IST

Belgian police are scuffling with yellow-vested protesters calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Charles Michel as hundreds of marchers try to enter the European quarter of Brussels. Walking behind a banner marked "social winter is coming," the protesters have been chanting "(French President Emmanuel) Macron, Michel resign."

Police confront protestors in the European Quarter during a demonstration in Brussels.  (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Police confront protestors in the European Quarter during a demonstration in Brussels.  (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Police detain a protestor in the European Quarter during a demonstration in Brussels. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Police detain a protestor in the European Quarter during a demonstration in Brussels. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Hundreds of police officers are being mobilized in Brussels, where yellow vest protesters last week clashed with police and torched two police vehicles. More than 70 people were detained. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Hundreds of police officers are being mobilized in Brussels, where yellow vest protesters last week clashed with police and torched two police vehicles. More than 70 people were detained. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Police officers block demonstrators wearing yellow vests from entering a street in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Police officers block demonstrators wearing yellow vests from entering a street in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Tens of thousands of police officers took position around France, fearing worsening violence in a new round of anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Tens of thousands of police officers took position around France, fearing worsening violence in a new round of anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Police officers block a demonstrator wearing yellow vests. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Police officers block a demonstrator wearing yellow vests. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Police officers clash with demonstrators wearing yellow vests in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Police officers clash with demonstrators wearing yellow vests in Paris. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Demonstrators wearing yellow vests hold a banner during a march.(AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Demonstrators wearing yellow vests hold a banner during a march.(AP Photo/Claude Paris)
Published : December 08, 2018 06:30 PM IST
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