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Police probed in riot case  Two police officers have been placed under formal investigation over the death of 2 youths which prompted weeks of rioting Riots erupt after protests  Riot police have used tear gas and water cannon after protests against a new law turned violent Labor law protests turn violent
Veil row sparks Paris suburb unrest Map of Trappes France  Crowds of youths have thrown stones at French police and set fire to cars in a second night of disturbances in the Paris suburb of Trappes Riots rock suburb for second night

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  Club-wielding police fought stone-throwing rioters for a second night, with at least 5 officers suffering injuries during the clashes

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  The clashes resulted in 4 injured police officers and 12 hurt protesters.49 people were detained
 Scattered bonfires, bottle-throwing, smoke filled barricaded streets. Students and union workers upset about a new labor law that will allow employers to fire younger workers more easily. Police in Paris arrested 156 people.

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  Jean-Jacques Le Chenadec, 61, who was beaten by an attacker as he tried to put out a trash can fire has died
Nov.5 Riots rage a 10th angry night
  Arson fires burned in the central and southern parts of the nation. 2 schools in Grigny were set ablaze
Nov.3 Rioters shoot at police  Youths shot at police and firefighters and attacked trains despite more than 1,000 riot police patrolling the streets Gunfire as riots intensify  Police and fire crews battled rioters who attacked a commuter train and set buses, and a school ablaze Nov.2 Seventh night of violence  Youths have been roaming the streets with sticks, as buildings have been vandalised and vehicles set alight Nov.1 Sixth night of riots  In the troubled suburbs police is firing rubber bullets and tear gas as they faced down gangs of youths Oct.26 Boys' electrocution starts riots Map of Clichy-sous-Bois France
  Reports say the boys were trying to evade police in Clichy-sous-Bois. The crowds blamed police for the deaths of the 2 boys
 The riots and violent clashes in October and November were involving mainly the burning of cars and public buildings by groups of youths. Events spread to poor housing projects in parts of France. The state of emergency was declared on November 8, and things went back to normal on November 17

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