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Paris police use tear gas, water cannon against 'yellow vest' protesters

Security forces in Paris fired tear gas and water cannon Saturday to disperse protesters who tried to break through a police cordon on the Champs-Elysees, an AFP journalist said.

Several thousand demonstrators, wearing high-visibility yellow jackets, had gathered on the avenue as part of protests which began last Saturday against an increase in diesel tax.

Published : November 24, 2018

By : Agence France-Presse Paris