In France, three gendarmes were injured during the dispersal of a New Year's party
In the west of France, three gendarmes were injured during the dispersal of a New Year's party with the participation of 2 thousand people, TASS reports, citing French media.
As specified, the incident took place in the commune of Lieron (Brittany region), where the organizers of the event rented several hangars for the celebration. The participants in the party confronted the arriving gendarmes and threw stones at them. According to media reports, they also burned one of the gendarmerie's vehicles.
In providing security on New Year's Eve in France, 100 thousand police officers and gendarmes were involved. Among their main tasks was the prevention of unauthorized assemblies. In the country, due to the coronavirus, a curfew is in effect from 20:00 to 06:00.
It is noted that last night, law enforcement officers prevented several large parties in other regions of the country.
Earlier it was reported that on the night of January 1, about 30 cars were burned in the French city of Strasbourg.