Protests in Paris for the concert of a singer from the Congo

Around the concert of a Congolese singer came on Friday to the riots in Paris. Flames and a huge plume of black smoke rose up early on a Friday evening around t

Protests in Paris for the concert of a singer from the Congo

Around the concert of a Congolese singer came on Friday to the riots in Paris. Flames and a huge plume of black smoke rose up early on a Friday evening around the long-distance train station Gare de Lyon.

announced As the state railway SNCF, on request, have given it outside of the big railway station in the South-East of the capital demonstrations. Also cars would be burned. The station was evacuated and closed.

Because they feared unrest, was adopted by the Paris police Prefecture, before a ban on demonstrations in and around the concert arena in the vicinity of the Gare de Lyon. The Congolese singer Fally Ipupa should be there on Friday evening will be a concert. According to the police, it was previously in social networks calls for protests and Fighting given. Already in the afternoon, there had been two arrests.

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exile-Congolese attacked in front of the artist, the former President, Joseph Kabila, and his successor, Félix Tshisekedi close. In 2017, a Fally-Ipupa-concert in a different Parisian venue because of the risk had been cancelled according to Reports, "serious disturbances of public order".

around 19 o'clock, the police informed the Prefecture that the fires were under control – the delete are working but still in progress. She spoke of the "unacceptable" violence and linked on Twitter to a Video, to see the was, as the protesters on fire-people went. "Appalling behaviour of the demonstrators by the Paris fire brigade was called to the access to the fire deny" it.

(fal/sda)

Created: 28.02.2020, 19:36 PM

Updated Date: 02 March 2020, 08:03

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