French police will use armored vehicles to suppress riots: PM

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French police will use armored vehicles to suppress riots, Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said Friday, after three nights of violence following the deadly shooting of a teenager during a traffic stop.

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“Additional mobile forces” would be deployed along with the vehicles belonging to France’s gendarmerie, Borne said, also announcing the cancelation of “large-scale events binding personnel and potentially posing risks to public order.”

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