The G20 summit in Hamburg against the backdrop of clashes between militiamen and protesters

The police have reported attacks by extremists, armed with metal objects and shooting at police with slingshots.

In Hamburg the meeting of G20 leaders held amid police clashes with left-wing extremists from the so-called “Black bloc”, writes Deutsche Welle.

According to recent reports, the clashes with extremists and injured 197 police officers. Information on the number of victims among the violent protesters and civilians.

The police have reported attacks by extremists, armed with metal objects and shooting at police with slingshots in the street Schulterblatt in the district of Sternschanze. One police officer received a fractured tibia.

During the riots, detained a total of 102 people.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemned the violent protests during the summit of “Big twenty” in Hamburg .

Earlier, the Hamburg police warned on Facebook about the beginning of active operations against the troublemakers among the protesters in Hamburg.