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.
– Clement Lanot (@ClementLanot) June 11, 2021
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.
The Invalides evacuated under tear gas at the time of the curfew at 11 p.m. pic.twitter.com/Jxw2BIeVFS
— Remy Buisine (@RemyBuisine) June 11, 2021