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Scuffles with riot police erupt during Athens anniversary of fatal police shooting

Riot police fired small amounts of tear gas Friday during a march of more than 1,500 high school students to mark the fifth anniversary of a fatal police shooting of a teenager.

Fifteen-year-old Alexis Grigoropoulos was killed on the night of Dec. 6, 2007, when a policeman fired his gun following an argument in the center of the Greek capital.

Within hours of the boy's death, thousands of youths took to the streets across the country in protest. The riots that ensued were Greece's worst in decades and left swathes of central Athens severely damaged.

The students marched to Parliament on Friday morning. Another protest and concert was planned for the evening.