Armoured vehicles to be deployed in Paris to combat gilets jaunes

Armoured vehicles to be deployed in Paris to combat gilets jaunes
 

French security forces will deploy armoured vehicles in Paris on Saturday to deal with threats of another day of violence and rioting by elements of the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement.
Government official said 89,000 police and gendarmes would be mobilised across the country, 8,000 of them in Paris, including a dozen VBRG (wheeled armoured gendarmerie vehicle) mobile armoured vehicles .
Prime Minister Édouard Philippe justified deploying the VBRG that are capable of firing tear-gas grenades and clearing barricades but are rarely used in city areas.
“We are facing people who are not... read more

 
7 December 2018 in World News, Views: 42
Source: Guardian
Share:
 




News Widget for Webmasters


Realtime News

 

«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
          1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31