Marczak emphasized the hard work of many thousands of policemen from all over Poland who were brought to the capital. — The most important thing is that the events took place safely. The same incidents occurred as always: flares being fired, activists (six people in total). The most serious incident was a group of people who threw flares from a bridge towards a gas station, but the police response was immediate. – said the spokesman.
He noted that among the people detained today were criminals wanted by the police. — It is still surprising that such people appear at such gatherings, Marczak said.
The police also checked information about possible dangerous events that appeared, for example, on the Internet and on social networking sites.
March in Warsaw
Independence March before 15 on Saturday, he left the Dmowski roundabout in Warsaw.
Metal barriers were placed along the march route, and there was a significant presence of police forces, as well as the Independence March Guard, which was at the head of the demonstration. A police helicopter was flying over the city center.
Mayor of the capital Rafał Trzaskowski after 16 reported that the situation on the streets of Warsaw is under control and calm. Although he emphasized that pyrotechnics are abused.
— We estimate this march to have approximately 40,000 participants. I hope that nothing bad will happen in the next few hours, he emphasized.
Onet estimated the attendance at the Independence March at 3:30 p.m. According to our data, between 70,000 and 90,000 people attended the event. people.