• Short Summary

    SMALL FIRES STILL BURNED IN PARIS THIS MORNING, HOURS AFTER THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS BEGAN NEW DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE POLICE.

  • Description

    SMALL FIRES STILL BURNED IN PARIS THIS MORNING, HOURS AFTER THOUSANDS OF STUDENTS BEGAN NEW DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST THE POLICE. THE CENTRAL PARTS OF THE CITY WAS TURNED INTO A SIGHT RESEMBLING A BATTLEFIELD AS STUDENTS AND POLICE FOUGHT RUNNING BATTLES.

    PARIS FIRE BRIGADES ANSWERED THREE THOUSAND FIRE CALLS DURING THE NIGHT, MANY TO BURNING BARRICADES BUILT AND SET AFIRE BY STUDENTS.

    THE DEMONSTRATIONS WERE CALLED BY THE STUDENTS' UNION (UNEF) IN PROTEST AGAINST THE DROWNING OF A YOUNG BOY ON MONDAY. THE BOY WAS REPORTED TO HAVE BEEN RUNNING AWAY FROM THE POLICE.

    THE STUDENTS PULLED DOWN TREES, OVERTURNED CARS AND TORE UP PAVING STONES. THE DEMONSTRATIONS ALSO SPREAD TO SEVERAL PROVINCIAL AREAS, WHERE RECALCITRANT WORKERS HAVE REFUSED TO END STRIKES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA5K51N9OK4ODGGBC9Z6HCGDOGF
    Media URN:
    VLVA5K51N9OK4ODGGBC9Z6HCGDOGF
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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