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French police fire tear gas at health workers’ demonstration in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) – French police fired tear gas at a health workers’ demonstration in Paris on Tuesday, according to a Reuters reporter on the scene.

The Paris police prefecture retweeted video footage of masked demonstrators overturning a car and throwing stones at the police.

“Violent groups are trying to disrupt a peaceful demonstration of health workers,” the prefecture said.

Reporting by Leigh Thomas, John Irish, Noemi Olive and Geert De Clercq; Editing by Alex Richardson

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