The police reported 67 people arrested for attacks against the police, property damage and theft. 75 others were arrested for their alleged involvement in the unrest.
In the center of Athens, 45 buildings were totally or partially damaged by arson, and there are dozens of broken glass and twisted metal shutters.
Troublemakers, numbering 1,500 to 2,000 people, threw Molotov cocktails, stones and pieces of wood against the officers, wounding 68 of them. The Ministry of Health reported that admitted 35 civilians.
Athens Mayor George Kaminis, speaking at the television station Mega, compared the damage inflicted on the capital, where some buildings went up in smoke, with that of December 2008, when the death of a teenager killed by police sparked nearly a week of urban violence.