In Dijon, the inhabitants were afraid - The Point

To Dijon, many of the inhabitants have the feeling of being taken hostage by troublemakers. Yesterday, the phone has not stopped ringing in the offices of the t

In Dijon, the inhabitants were afraid - The Point

To Dijon, many of the inhabitants have the feeling of being taken hostage by troublemakers. Yesterday, the phone has not stopped ringing in the offices of the town as well as the police emergency. "Some were so frightened. It's understandable, " says a local source.

The video surveillance helped the police to realize that the locals don bluffaient not really. Rifles, shotguns, assault rifles kalashnikov, pistols, iron bars and baseball bats were paraded by young men of the district Grésilles (inventory prepared by the police after the images of the video surveillance, ED) seeking to take revenge on Chechen to avenge one of their own this weekend.

police Reinforcements massive

While three video surveillance cameras were broken, fifty or so police officers sat yesterday in the late afternoon on the outskirts of the city to control the inputs and outputs. Feeling the tension mount, even though none of the Chechen in sight, the prefect of the Côte-d'or and the director of public safety have decided to up the security a notch : staff of the brigades tasked with fighting crime, a half-company of CRS (a quarantine of officials ED) and 60 gendarmes were required.

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To 19 hours, the security forces have started their excursions in the neighborhood, after a car from France 3 has been a target, a cinder-block with smashed windows in the vehicle. At the same time, three vehicles were torched.

LBD and grenades désencerclement

The police have had to deal with groups ultramobiles, against whom they fired in the LBD and launched grenades désencerclement. They have made four arrests. The accused were placed in custody for " grouping with a view to commit violence ".

around 22 hours, it is at Chenôve, in an adjacent commune of Dijon that clashes erupted. Barricades and vehicles torched have led the CRS to leave the Grésilles to join this town of 14 000 inhabitants. Reinforcements of the BIS came to complete the system of maintaining law and order. The police has counted about 17 outbreaks of fire in cars at the stop. The action of the security forces has put the hand on a dozen Molotov cocktails ready to use.

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At midnight, the forces of law and order have broken camp. At one in the morning, a dozen cars continued to burn and at 4 pm, residents have been woken up by the trash containers on fire.

No Chechen in view

If the districts of Dijon and Chenôve were called to their "rescue," the cities round about, none seem, for the moment, having responded to the call. Ditto for the " Chechens ", as they were called back for a fight. Filter blocks were installed in the tolls located upstream of Dijon by the force to prevent any return of the antagonists.

According to our information, none of the Chechens identified as having participated in the attacks this weekend does not live in the city. Residing in other departments, the Moselle, the Lower Rhine, the Maine-and-Loire, the Doubs, and even in the paris region, those that have been identified among the hundreds of attackers were mostly over thirty years. With, for some, known profiles judicially. By this standard, the police forces emit some reservations on their immediate return, despite the provocations of the Previous on the social networks.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 13:33

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