PARIS – French police used tear gas several times to disperse protesters near the Gare Saint-Lazare in Paris, USA News reported.
Earlier, in the area of Madeleine Square in the French capital began another uncoordinated protest of supporters of the movement “yellow vests.” The police began to squeeze people out of the square in the direction of the Gare Saint-Lazare, the participants entered into verbal skirmishes with the police.
The protesters went into the station building and passed through it. Inside the building, there were several clashes with the police, who pushed the protesters and took away their masks.
At the exit of the station, the police again used tear gas.
Law enforcement agencies of France detained 30 people during the action “yellow vests” in Paris.
Large-scale “yellow vest” protests began in France on November 17, 2018 with demands not to raise fuel tax and gasoline prices. Dissatisfied with the social policy of the French authorities, members of the movement continue to take to the streets across the country, despite the measures announced by the French leadership to calm the situation. Protests are often accompanied by riots and clashes between demonstrators and police.