A young woman was found injured late Monday following a spate of scuffles during a protest rally in downtown Athens.

According to police, the scuffles began when a group of young people who were at the tail of the demonstration started throwing stones against riot police and afterwards set fire to trash bins.

Later the same group threw stones at social security fund IKA building windows and caused damage to parked cars.

The woman was taken to Red Cross hospital with a wound on the right temple. A prosecutor that was supervising the protest saw the incident, went to the hospital and ordered a medical examination and a preliminary investigation into the circumstances of incident.