Dozens detained in Paris protest against new security law

Police detained 42 people during a demonstration in Paris on Saturday to protest police brutality and controversial proposed security legislation. Cars were set on fire and several shop windows were damaged, images broadcast on French television showed. A truck could be seen burning in one street, a thick cloud of black smoke hanging in the air above. Paris police confirmed the number of arrests. It came after clashes between protesters and police that saw projectiles launched at the officers, who responded with tear gas. At least one bank branch was gutted and fires could be seen dotting the …

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