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Protests erupt in Paris after police shoot, kill teen during traffic stop

By Victoria Bisset and Adela Suliman

28 Jun 2023 · 3 min read

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  1. Protests erupted in Paris overnight following the police shooting of a 17-year-old, Naël M, during a traffic stop. Cars and garbage cans were set alight and fireworks were lit as riot police clashed with protesters in the suburb of Nanterre.

Protests broke out in the French capital overnight after police officers shot and killed a teenager during a traffic stop.

Cars and garbage cans were set alight while fireworks were lit as riot police clashed with protesters in a haze of tear gas in the suburb of Nanterre, west of Paris.

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