France: angry Police; fifth night of mobilization in Paris

France: angry Police; fifth night of mobilization in Paris

The police gathered Friday in several cities of France, for the fifth consecutive time, to tell their being fed up with the assault on four of their Viry-Châtillon after thirteen days.

A fifth night of mobilization. Shortly after 21:30 on Friday, police gathered in small groups in the rain in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. (…) In Marseille, they were again more than 100, or 150 in Grenoble. At Calais too, police were mobilized.

The movement, which is spreading since Monday with rallies in Lyons, Lille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Nancy, Toulon, Nice or Marseille, follows a violent Molotov cocktail attack at police vehicle Viry-Chatillon, in Essonne, October 8.

During the attack, a 28 year old security assistant was critically burned. He remains hospitalized, immersed in an artificial coma but is no longer on life support. His colleague, a peacekeeper, 39, also badly affected, left the hospital Tuesday night.

The Express.fr