Thousands of protesters who participated in the demonstrations in the city of Nanterre chanted anti-police slogans in memory of the young driver who died as a result of the fire opened by the police, and set the vehicles on the route of the demonstration on fire.
According to reports in the French press, some demonstrators tried to set the French flag on fire, but the flag did not ignite.
Protesters threw foreign objects at the police near the Governor’s Office, and police and security guards responded with tear gas to the demonstrators.
A helicopter belonging to the French National Gendarme is patrolling the city of Nanterre.
After the death of Nael M, all bus and tram services were canceled in the Ile-de-France region as of 21.00 local time due to the events that lasted for 2 nights.
In the city of Clamart in the same region, a curfew was declared between 21.00 and 06.00 until 3 July.
On 27 June, the police opened fire on a vehicle in the city of Nanterre that did not comply with the “stop” warning, and killed the 17-year-old driver.
While the investigation into the incident was initiated, those who reacted to Nael’s death took to the streets in different cities across the country.
There was a clash between the police and the activists, who set fire to the vehicle, garbage bins and different buildings.