Dozens of detainees in France in a new day of maximum tension for the death of a teenager in Nanterre

  • The so-called ‘White March’, called by the young man’s mother, has paraded peacefully through the streets of Nanterre

  • A group of protesters has launched projectiles at the Police in Nelson Mandela Square

  • Several demonstrators have looted a Crédit Mutuel bank, while many others have raised the pavement to throw cobblestones at the Police.

Thousands of people have gathered this Thursday in Nanterre, on the outskirts of Paris, to protest the shooting death of a 17-year-old boy at the hands of an agent in the framework of a tense day in which the French government has announced the deployment of 40,000 police officers and gendarmes to contain the violence in France. The protests have taken place in numerous cities in France and the detainees already number in the dozens.

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