At least 37 civilians and 6 policemen have been taken to hospitals with the ambulance due to breathing problems caused by the extensive use of tear gas. There are reports that also many civilians sought medical aid by themselves due to breathing problems and fainting symptoms.
The extensive use of tear gas and the arson at shops and banks have created an extraordinarily unpleasant atmosphere in downtown Athens.
In ANT1 TV, a fireman said that also some firemen have been hit by the rioters.
ANT1 TV reported that there are more than 100 injured policemen, two of them seriously wounded. The policemen were most probably injured during clashes with rioters.
Police has detained 22 people.