Sunday, May 06, 2007

The car burning started last night

34 cars (including a police car) were torched in the Paris area on Saturday night before Sunday's election.

The Mayor of Paris' 1st arrondissement, quoting police reports, stated that some cars were torched in front of polling stations. This information has been confirmed by police who did not want to disrupt election proceedings.

According to an other Paris official, at two thirds of Paris' 50 polling stations had their locked blocked with with glue, matches, cigarette butts, and bits of metal.

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