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28 Jan 2020 | 05:50 PM UTC

France: Clashes between protesters and security forces in Paris January 28 /update 1

France News Alert

Clashes between protesters and police reported as firefighters demonstrate in Paris January 28; heightened security presence and transportation disruptions expected

TIMEFRAME expected from 1/28/2020, 12:00 AM until 1/29/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Paris). COUNTRY/REGION Paris

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Event

Protesters clashed with police in Paris on Tuesday, January 28, amid a demonstration that saw thousands of firefighters gather to demand better pay. Police reportedly used tear gas and batons to disperse protesters near Place de la République, and deployed water cannons against protesters who scaled fences near Place de la Nation.

A heightened security presence and localized transportation disruptions are expected in the vicinity of the demonstration over the coming hours.

Advice

Individuals in Paris are advised to monitor the situation, avoid all protest and demonstration locations as a precaution, anticipate localized transportation disruptions, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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