A protester lost his hand during Saturday's demonstrations, with The Yellow Jackets in Paris.
It writes the AFP, who have spoken with multiple witnesses to the incident. Saturday's demonstrators from the movement of The Yellow Jackets again on the streets in France to protest against French president Emmanuel Macrons policy.
Volunteer doctors at the French national assembly says that a man had torn his hand during clashes between police and protesters.
A 21-year-old witness, Royer, filmed the episode.
- When the police came to disperse the people, he was hit by a flash-ball grenade in the calf, says Royer.
the Witness says that the police fired a so-called flash-ball grenade in order to get the demonstrators to disperse.
- He would turn it away, so it is not exploded by his legs, but it went of when he touched it, telling the witness, and add:
- We had to take him away and call on the street doctors. It was not pretty: He screamed of pain, he had no fingers. He had not much for the wrist, he says.
According to the witness, is the man a photographer from The Yellow Jackets, who took pictures of the people who tried to break the picket line in front of the national assembly.
the Police has confirmed that a protester has got damaged his hand and has been treated by paramedics. At 14 informed the police that ten persons had been arrested.
While many demonstrated peacefully, so tried some masked activists to break down the barricades in front of parliament, while the other peed in front of it.
Masked men threw projectiles at police, who responded with tåregås and chokgranater.
Despite a decline in the number of protesters since the first massive protests in november, so meetings thousands are still up in various cities around the country to protest.
The French interior ministry estimated at 14 on Saturday, to about 12.100 demonstrated in France - of which 4000 in Paris, which is lower than the week before.
Last week's official figures are however disputed by both the organizers and an independent estimate of the news media.
According to estimates from the authorities was that by the first day of protests in november 282.000 on the street in all of France.