Police use a water cannon to clear a road on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, July 7, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
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Anti-globalization activists clashed violently with police across the German port city of Hamburg all day Friday, setting cars ablaze and trying to enter the convention center where Group of 20 leaders tackled topics like international terrorism, climate change and trade issues.Responding to a second day of protests, police ordered in more than 900 additional officers from across the country to help the 15,000 officers already deployed to the northern port city for the summit.Over 160 police officers were injured, dozens of activists had to be taken to the hospital and more than 70 protesters were detained.Hamburg police, who already have 15,000 officers on hand to patrol the city's streets, skies and waterways, demanded reinforcement from police around the country.Police could not say how many activists were injured in the clashes, but the fire department said that as of Friday morning they had taken 60 protesters to hospitals across the city.Mueller said she'd come to Hamburg to stop rampant consumerism and to tell leaders that "we need to ... rethink our economic systems". She said she saw riot police wrenching apart a peaceful human chain and dragging people off.
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