Portugal: Man attacks Parliament building with Molotov cocktails

A man threw two ‘Molotov cocktails’ at the steps up to the Parliament building in Lisbon on Sunday afternoon, without causing any injuries or material damage, the Public Security Police (PSP) confirmed to Lusa on Tuesday.

According to PSP spokesman, Nuno Carocha, the incident occurred around 18:30 and “no damage was caused, only the ground has been burned.

The suspect has not yet been identified, but the PSP has witnesses to the occurrence and video surveillance images.

The news was spread late Monday afternoon by the daily newspaper Correio da Manhã.

The police will continue to identify the suspect and the reasons for this incident.