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New clashes erupted in east Germany between police and far-right activists protesting the opening of a new centre for refugees, German news agency DPA said, a day after similar standoffs left dozens wounded.

Around 1,000 people had turned up in Heidenau, near Dresden, to demonstrate against the expected arrival of hundreds of refugees in a protest called by the far-right National Democratic Party.

Police intervened with tear gas after some 30 protesters blocked the road while hundreds gathered outside the building due to house the refugees.


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