EDL members clash with the police during a EDL march at Centenary Square in Birmingham
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EDL Birmingham protest: Bottles thrown at police

Four people have been arrested after bottles were thrown at police during an English Defence League (EDL) protest in Birmingham city centre.

Hundreds of EDL supporters gathered in Centenary Square, where a number of missiles were thrown. Opposition groups convened in Chamberlain Square.

Police said one officer had been taken to hospital with concussion.

A number of anti-EDL protesters broke through a cordon but further trouble was prevented, police said.

Peter Wilson reports.

  • 20 Jul 2013
  • From the section England
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