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Naples violence forces delay in rubbish dump opening

Violent protests have forced the Italian government to delay opening a new rubbish dump near Naples.

Six policemen were reportedly injured as hundreds of demonstrators clashed with police overnight in the southern town of Terzigno, near the proposed new dump at the foot of Mount Vesuvius.

  • 24 Oct 2010
  • From the section Europe