Large crowds of demonstrators take to the streets during nationwide strike in Belgium.
Item title reads - Strike grips nation.
Belgians strike against austerity measures introduced because of loss of revenue from the Congo. Belgium.
L/S demonstrators walking along, they throw stones at buildings. M/S broken windows. L/S demonstrators running through the streets. L/S large crowds of demonstrators, M/S several carrying banners. M/S deserted railway station, M/S people waiting for information. M/S railway lines. M/S mines. M/S Antwerp port deserted.
C/U mounted police in foreground. M/S agitated demonstrators arguing. M/S Belgium soldiers watching. M/S's police and demonstrators clashing. M/S's demonstrators rocking bus. M/S and C/U showing broken windows in smashed up bus. C/U police officer shouting instructions. M/S more police arriving. M/S two police carrying off wounded colleague. M/S's more demonstrators assembling. L/S mass of rubbish heaped up in street. C/U upturned car in street. M/S piles of rubbish in roadway. C/U pile of rubbish on pavement.