Bank burns, shops ransacked as Paris yellow vests regroup
Saturday, 16 March 2019 Rioters set fire to a bank and ransacked stores on Paris’s landmark shopping street in a new flare-up of violence as France’s yellow vest protests against President Emmanuel Macron and his pro-business reforms entered a fourth month. Police fired tear gas and water cannon as the protests turned violent again after weeks of relative calm during marches, which had seen declining numbers of participants. A Banque Tarneaud branch spewed flames before firefighters arrived and rescued two people from the building, with 11 suffering minor injuries, the fire department said. Two news-stands on the Champs Elysees avenue caught fire and bonfires...
Luxury shops along the Champs-Elysees were ransacked as fresh yellow vest protesters clashed with police in Paris. Report by Carrf. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
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