Sunday 6 October 2019 - 07:54

Demonstrations of 'Yellow Vests' in French cities

Story Code : 820433
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In Amiens, police were pelted with stones and sticks and responded with tear gas.

The convoy of protesters, estimated by police at 450, including 30 black-hooded rioters, set off on the path allowed by authorities around the city center under the slogan of opposition to President Emmanuel Macron, who grew up in the city.

At the end of the course, some hooligans attacked the McDonald's fast food restaurant

Police reportedly arrested nine people and  two members of the security forces were injured as a result of stone-throwing.

In Besançon, five people were arrested on the sidelines of a demonstration of 500 people.

Security forces used tear gas to disperse the demonstrators. After that, "50 to 60" people tried to break into the closed train station, but police stopped them "without any clashes."

In Toulouse, one of the strongholds of the yellow vest movement, hundreds of demonstrators marched through the city center, and tension briefly escalated when the police rallied before using tear gas.

Three police officers were slightly injured, according to a provisional toll and Security forces reported the arrested one person but there was no destruction of property.