Violence continues in the Banlieues

Over the past week 6 buses have been set alight in the Parisian suburbs.
On Wednesday night buses were burnt in Nanterre (Seine-Saint-Denis), Montreuil (Hauts-de-Seine), Athis-Mons (Essonne) and a bus was burnt in Grigny (Essonne) last Sunday.

Over the past week 6 buses have been set alight in the Parisian suburbs.

On Wednesday night buses were burnt in Nanterre (Seine-Saint-Denis), Montreuil (Hauts-de-Seine), Athis-Mons (Essonne) and a bus was burnt in Grigny (Essonne) last Sunday.

The two most recent cases were in Blanc-Mesnil (Seine-Saint-Denis) and took place on the anniversary of the deaths of Zyed Benna et Bouna Traoré. In the first incident two masked men boarded the bus, ordered the passengers and drivers off and then pour petrol over the seats and set it alight, in the second incident a group of 10 to 15 youths ordered passengers off the bus before throwing petrol bombs through the windows. 12 Bus routes were suspended within the area.

Thursday 26th October

Posted By

jef costello
Oct 28 2006 18:31

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