190 masked protesters arrested in Paris

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), Police forces have arrested at least 190 people who torched vehicles and smashed glasses of several shops during a demonstration on the International Worker’s Day.

Members of the far-left anarchist group called “Black Blocs”  with masks on their faces could turn the peaceful demonstrations to violent on Tuesday. Thousands of people took part in a demonstration against reforms announced by Macron’s government in Paris.

Officials say some 1200 masked demonstrators attended the annual 1 May demonstration by labour unions. on Tuesday.

Police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse the demonstrators. Paris government has criticized the protesters for covering their faces.



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