Madrid demonstration end up in violence.

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A demonstration in central Madrid was organized by the left wing union and political party to protest against the new retirement age,67,jobs lost and Spain president Zapatero new program to fix Spain crisis but it end up in violence when some demonstrators confronted the police.

The demonstration started from Atocha with the plan to finish outside the Congress of Deputies,but the police closed the road in Plaza de Canalejas, a short distance from the Congress building.A group of young demonstrators,some hooded with scarves,started arguing with the police.

Some protesters started using rubbish bins,papers and boxes to barricade them self from the police by setting it alight.

The photo work can be view at the news agency Demotix.

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