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Paris police use tear gas, water cannon against ‘yellow vest’ protesters

  • Sun, 25 Nov 2018 03:40
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PARIS: Security forces in Paris fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday to disperse protesters who tried to break through a police cordon on the Champs-Elysees, an AFP journalist said.
Several thousand demonstrators, wearing high-visibility yellow jackets, had gathered on the avenue as part of protests which began last Saturday against an increase in diesel tax.

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