Today: Saturday, 2 March 2024 year

More than 1,300 cars and 234 buildings were set on fire overnight in France.

More than 1,300 cars and 234 buildings were set on fire overnight in France.

More than 1,300 cars and 234 buildings were set on fire in France overnight in riots that erupted after the police killed a 17-year-old teenager, BFMTV reported on Saturday.

“As for material damage, it (the ministry) has 2,560 fires in public places, 1,350 cars set on fire and 234 buildings set on fire or damaged,” the channel said.

Protesters attacked 31 police stations, 16 municipal police stations and 11 gendarmerie barracks.


On Tuesday morning, police officers shot and killed a 17-year-old teenager during a check on a road in Nanterre, who, according to security officials, refused to comply with their demands. In a number of cities in France, riots broke out that have lasted for several days. Young people set fire to cars, buildings of the police and authorities. Police special forces are deployed in a number of cities, armored vehicles and helicopters are involved.