Rioters shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ during violent protests
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
POLICE in Paris are struggling to cope with the fall out from a plague of riots which have kicked off in the city’s northern suburbs.
Five large areas have been reduced to no go areas for the past five nights as masked men cause mayhem on the streets.
Now there are fears the fall out from allegations of police brutality could spread all over the country as unrest in the city grows.
Residents have been on lockdown as armed police tried to tackle the rioters who have caused millions of pounds of damage.
Police were hit with molotov cocktails and the heavy metal balls used in the French game Petanque.
And after setting cars and even a disability vehicle on fire the police have been forced to fire live rounds of bullets.
A reporter for the French TV company BMTV was also injured after being attacked.
The areas of Aulnay-Sous-Bois, Aulnay, Argenteuil, Bobigny and Tremblay-en-France in the Saint-Seine-Denis district have all been affected.
Vandals have caused millions of pounds worth of damage
Front National (FN) MP Marion Le Pen tweeted the amateur video which shows chaotic scenes including of clouds of smoke after cars were set on fire and a man yelling “Allahu Akbar”, Arabic for God is Greatest, three times.