Anyone tossing firebombs is an extremist, but most likely they are just your run of the mill anarchists looking to make trouble. This was the perfect excuse.
"...And these atomic bombs which science burst upon the world that night were strange, even to the men who used them." H. G. Wells, The World Set Free, 1914
"The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections." -Lord Acton