June 12, 2021

Police evacuate a “festive evening” on the Esplanade des Invalides in Paris

The police headquarters say they have evacuated “a festive evening bringing together several hundred participants in defiance of health rules” Friday evening in the 7th arrondissement of the capital.

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The police evacuated a giant party, Friday, June 11 in the evening on the Esplanade des Invalides, in Paris. Intervention underway by the police to put an end to a festive evening bringing together several hundred participants in defiance of health rules “, wrote the Paris Police Prefecture on Twitter, at 11:20 p.m., twenty minutes after the curfew came into effect.

According to Clément Lanot, a journalist present on the scene, thousands of young people had responded to a call on social networks to make an evening Project X, from the name of a film where young people participate in an evening that degenerates. On the videos posted by the reporters, several hundred young people dance a few minutes before the entry into force of the curfew, before being evacuated by the police, “under tear gas”, according to Remy Buisine , another journalist present on site.