Crowd clash with police in London

London, Nov 1 (IANS) A group of people clashed with police in London when the latter tried to stop an illegal rave, said a statement released on Sunday by Britain’s Metropolitan Police.

Late on Saturday, police officers tried to close an illegal rave in Lambeth, cental London.

They were confronted by a crowd outside the venue, Xinhua quoted the Metropolitan Police as saying on Sunday.

During the confrontation, a number of objects were thrown at officers, including one petrol bomb, the police said.

The group also damaged private vehicles and property in the area, the police added.

However, in a social media message, organisers of the event accused police of bashing people senseless.

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