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France: Police fire tear gas on Yellow Vests protesters at Nantes rally

France, Nantes
September 14, 2019 at 13:55 GMT +00:00 · Published

The latest round of Yellow Vests protests turned violent in Nantes on Saturday with police officers firing tear gas on activists who used Molotov cocktails.

Thousands of people gathered for the 44th week of demonstrations that were initially directed at rising fuel prices but then turned into a wider movement against French president Emmanuel Macron's policies.

The rallies were taking place across the country with the largest demonstrations happening in Paris.

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The latest round of Yellow Vests protests turned violent in Nantes on Saturday with police officers firing tear gas on activists who used Molotov cocktails.

Thousands of people gathered for the 44th week of demonstrations that were initially directed at rising fuel prices but then turned into a wider movement against French president Emmanuel Macron's policies.

The rallies were taking place across the country with the largest demonstrations happening in Paris.

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