December 15, 2022, 05:10 – Public News Service – OSN
AT paris the police detained a group of 40 people who were heading to the Champs Elysees with weapons. This was published by the newspaper Le Figaro. The journalists referred to the information of their source in law enforcement agencies.
It is noted that they were detained for “carrying a prohibited weapon.” A source told reporters that some of them are known to the French police as members of a movement that is close to the far right.
“They obviously wanted to start a fight on the field,” the source said.
According to media reports, in total, on the evening of December 14 in Paris, about 2,200 police officers and gendarmes were called on alert to watch the festivities on the occasion of the French national football team reaching the 2022 World Cup final. It is known that at the moment 115 people have been detained on the territory of the Paris agglomeration.
Earlier, the Public News Service reported that after the victory of the French national team in the semi-finals of the 2022 World Cup over the Moroccan team with a score of 2: 0, a wave of skirmishes between fans.