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In pictures: French rioting spreads

A firefighter extinguishes a truck in Cenon, near Bordeaux, south-western France

Rioting raged across France for an 11th night, with more than 1,400 cars burned and 395 arrests made.

Policemen stand guard after a confrontation with youths

Thirty-six policemen were injured across the country, including two who were shot while confronting a mob throwing stones at police in Gringny, near Paris.

A man looks at the wreckage of a burnt car in a Paris street

The unrest escalated despite a pledge by President Jacques Chirac to restore order.

A smash window of a pharmacy in Evreux

The town of Evreux, west of Paris, was one of the worst-hit, with rioters destroying some 50 cars, shops and businesses, as well as two schools and a post office.

A burned down gymnasium in Noisy-le Grand

In Noisy-le Grand - yet another affected Paris suburb - a local gymnasium was burned down.

A destroyed McDonald fast food restaurant in Corbeil-Essonnes

In several attacks across the country, gangs of youths rammed cars into offices and shops before setting them on fire.

A burned car in Nice

The unrest has been spreading rapidly across the country, sparking fears that other European nations could be affected too.


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