In France new year’s eve passed quietly: police arrested more than 450 people

French police on new year’s night detained 454 persons, 301 of them were taken into custody, reports the website of the Ministry of internal Affairs of the country.

According to the Ministry, maintenance of the order in France in new year’s eve were mobilized more than 100 thousand policemen, gendarmes, soldiers, firefighters and employees of other services. In General, according to the interior Ministry, the night of December 31, 2016 January 1, 2017 has passed «without major incident».

«Some tension» was recorded in nice, where two police officers were injured when they threw stones, and in the town of Oyonnax, where the injured firefighter.

However, according to the interior Ministry, «composure and professionalism» the guards prevented the escalation of violence. The result is a celebratory event, gone «as smoothly as possible.»

«This year the number of burnt cars… was 650 compared to last year when there were 602 cases of arson. Over the past five years, the number of burned cars decreased by 20%,» — said the interior Ministry.

Recall that on 14 July in nice immediately after the fireworks on the day of the national holiday of France — Bastille Day, the driver of the truck crashed into a crowd of people and for 20 minutes, crushed them and shot through the window. This happened on the promenade des Anglais and continued until the police shot the attacker. The attack killed 84 people, including a citizen of Ukraine.

Previously unknown on the eve of the national holiday of Bastille Day burned 317 cars.

Also youth from immigrant quarter of Grenoble clashed with the police after 27-year-old resident of the area died in the shootout, fleeing from police after robbing a casino.




In France new year’s eve passed quietly: police arrested more than 450 people 02.01.2017

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