Daily Mail: France braces for ‘ULTRA-VIOLENT’ protests, with 89,000 cops on the streets and shops boarded up as demonstrators vent fury at Macron’s reforms despite the President caving in to Yellow Vest demands
* A dozen Berliet VXB-170s vehicles will patrol Paris this weekend, said French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe
* The armoured cars usually equipped with 7.62mm machine gun and 56mm Alsetex Cougar grenade launcher
* Comes amid fears so-called Yellow Vest protesters will once again bring chaos to Paris over the weekend
* The government said Prime Minister Edouard Phillipe will listen to their demands at a meeting on Friday night
France is bracing for ‘ultra-violent’ protests’ this weekend with 89,000 police on the streets and shops boarded up as demonstrators vent their fury at President Emmanuel Macron’s reforms.
A dozen armoured cars equipped with machine guns will also patrol parts of Paris as the French government attempts to avoid urban warfare tomorrow amid fears thousands will bring chaos to the streets.
The Yellow Vests – fuel price protesters named after their high visibility jackets – will be joined by groups from the far-Right and the hard-Left in a mass show of anger against Macron’s administration on Saturday.
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