The protest started near the Gare de Lyon railway station, but then moved to the Porte de Vincennes – one of the city gates in Paris.
There were police and fire brigades on the scene, ready to intervene, but it didn’t run to that.
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Hundreds of egg crates were fed into a wood cutter, which sprayed them towards a building. Over 100 demonstrators at the spot were waving flags.
Protesters built make-shift barricades out of straw and covered the street with shreds of newspaper that they promised to set on fire.
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