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278 people detained in Paris ahead of 'yellow vest' protest: police

AFP  |  Paris 

Police detained 278 people in early Saturday as the French capital braced for another weekend of violence during protests by the "yellow vest" anti-government movement.

was on lockdown with major monuments and department stores shut and some 8,000 police on the streets following the worst rioting in the capital in decades last weekend.

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First Published: Sat, December 08 2018. 14:05 IST
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