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Dutch police detain dozens in a second night of COVID-19 rioting

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By Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Five police officers were injured in the Netherlands and at least 28 people detained across three provinces as violent protests against COVID-19 restrictions continued for a second night into Sunday. Dutch authorities used water canon, dogs and mounted police to stop rioting youths who set fires and threw fireworks in the worst disturbances since a full lockdown led to widespread disorder and more than 500 arrests in January. The latest unrest began on Friday night in Rotterdam, where police opened fire on a crowd that had swelled to hundreds during a p…

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