Australian anti-lockdown protesters clash with police at illegal rally in Melbourne

Several police officers were wounded and hundreds of protesters were arrested in Australia’s second-largest city Saturday in violent clashes at an anti-lockdown march.Officers used pepper spray and made more than 200 arrests in Melbourne as several hundred attendees flouted stay-at-home orders and marched through an inner-city suburb.The illegal gathering took place as the city endures its sixth lockdown since the pandemic started, with the wider state of Victoria reporting over 500 cases of…