Hordes Of Yellow Vest Protesters Crash French Bastille Day Parade, Battle With Police

The Daily Caller | 7/14/2019 | Staff
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French police clashed with yellow vest protesters on Champs Elysees avenue in Paris following a Bastille Day military parade Sunday.

Hundreds of demonstrators from the yellow vest movement occupied Champs Elysees avenue after the roadway was reopened to traffic following the parade, Reuters reported.

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Police reportedly fired tear gas into the group of protesters, who were attempting to block the roadway with metal barricades and other obstructions. Protesters also reportedly set bins on fire and threw projectiles at the police lines during the melee that ensued.

Reuters says it obtained a video showing a police officer being kicked to the ground by a protester and beaten after he had used pepper spray to subdue another group of protesters.

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More than 4,000 members of the French armed services took part in the military parade, a national tradition that began following World War I, the BBC reported.

The yellow vest movement began as a nationwide protest against...
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