ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Riot police are fighting running battles with mourners after the funeral of a teenager whose shooting by officers triggered Greece's worst rioting in decades.
Officers are making heavy use of tear gas to dispel dozens of youths throwing stones and sticks and setting trash cans on fire.
No injuries have been reported from the clashes, which started outside the cemetery and have spread to a nearby district.
Dozens of local residents have gathered on the streets, shouting at police to stop firing tear gas in the residential area
Some 6,000 people attended the funeral Tuesday, applauding as the 15-year-old's body was carried out of the church in a flower-covered white coffin.
In Thessaloniki, Greece's second-largest city, police are clashing with self-styled anarchists after a protest march.
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