Hundreds of dissatisfied presidential election demonstrators took to the streets of French cities
In Paris, the protest featured more than 300 radical young people. They provoked police officers, and they were forced to use tear gas.
PARIS, may 8. /Offset. TASS Arina Lebedev/. Hundreds of protesters, unhappy with the election of the President, held a protest in Paris, Lyon, Nantes and other French cities. On it informs Agency AFP.
In Nantes, according to local prefectures, on the streets about 450 demonstrators expressed protest against the presidential campaign. They shouted slogans “Down with Rules” “We against Him”. Enough demonstration quickly escalated into riots and clashes with police, the gendarmes were forced to use tear gas to restore order. According to the Agency, were detained five people.
In Lyon in a similar action involving about 350 demonstrators, shouting slogans “No Le Pen, no macron”. According to police, the demonstration passed without incident. In Grenoble a few hundred demonstrators gathered on the square near the local Prefecture, but almost immediately was dispersed by the police.
In Paris, the protest featured more than 300 radical young people dressed in black. They provoked the police, throwing at them bottles. To pacify the demonstrators were also sprayed with tear gas.
The second round of presidential elections was held in France on Sunday. According to preliminary data of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Republic, the winner was won by the leader of the centrist movement “On the March” Emmanuel macron, who scored 64,94% of the vote. For his rival, the head of the party “national front” marine Le Pen voted 35,06% of the voters.