Austria: Clashes in Vienna between protest groups

Clashes erupted between right- and left-wing protestors leaving 13 people injured. Some threw rocks, bottles and iron rods. Police responded by firing tear gas on both groups.

Advice For Travellers

Travellers should be aware that recently tensions around the migrant issue can run high in some European countries. To minimize the risk of being caught in an outbreak of violence, avoid any large gathering or protest. Leave an area where tension seems to be building between groups.

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