Posted by on December 7, 2018 9:40 am
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Streets cordoned off and Ligue 1 football matches cancelled in anticipation of more violence

French security forces will deploy armoured vehicles in Paris on Saturday in anticipation of more violence and rioting by elements of the gilets jaunes (yellow vests) movement.

A government official said 89,000 police and gendarmes would be mobilised across the country, 8,000 of them in the French capital, alongside a dozen VBRG armoured vehicles.

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