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Fans celebrating Algeria's victory flare in the middle of the street in Paris and bring traffic to a halt

A mother was run over and killed in front of her children by an Algerian football fan celebrating the victory of his team, while supporters rushed to Paris after the Africa Cup of Nations victory last night.

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A night of wild celebrations turned to violence in the French capital after Algeria beat Ivory Coast 4-3 on sanctions in Egypt to reach the semi-final of the competition.

Dozens were arrested while three motor traders were looted around the Champs Elysee while police used tear gas on supporters.

In the southern city of Montpellier, a woman was run over and killed while her one-year-old baby was seriously injured when a 21-year-old Algerian fan lost control of his car at high speed in the Mosson district, officials said.

Another daughter of the victim, a 17-year-old, suffered from an ankle injury. The driver has been arrested.

Fans celebrating Algeria's victory flare in the middle of the street in Paris and bring traffic to a halt

Fans celebrating Algeria's victory flare in the middle of the street in Paris and bring traffic to a halt

On Friday, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner condemned football-related violence as & # 39; absolutely unacceptable & # 39;
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On Friday, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner condemned football-related violence as & # 39; absolutely unacceptable & # 39;

On Friday, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner condemned football-related violence as & # 39; absolutely unacceptable & # 39;

Police with sticks and tear gas seize a supporter while fans gather around the Champs Elysees

Police with sticks and tear gas seize a supporter while fans gather around the Champs Elysees

Police with sticks and tear gas seize a supporter while fans gather around the Champs Elysees

Many had joined a large crowd at the Arc de Triomphe on Thursday evening after the North African side beat Ivory Coast with punishments

Many had joined a large crowd at the Arc de Triomphe on Thursday evening after the North African side beat Ivory Coast with punishments

Many had joined a large crowd at the Arc de Triomphe on Thursday evening after the North African side beat Ivory Coast with punishments

Boys and girls under six years old were one of the video games that were fleeing riot controllers when a festive evening in Paris came to violence.

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Many had joined a large crowd at the Arc de Triomphe on Thursday evening after the North African side beat Ivory Coast with punishments.

On Friday, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner condemned football-related violence as & # 39; absolutely unacceptable & # 39 ;.

He said a total of 74 people were arrested across the country, including 10 minors in Paris accused of lighting fires and throwing stones at the police.

Fireworks and fire crackers were released, while hundreds of cars and motorcyclists honked their horns and traffic stopped.

But when evening came, youth gangs broke into the stores, including a Ducati dealer.

Algerian supporters in Paris blocked streets in Paris to celebrate the victory of their team in Africa
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Algerian supporters in Paris blocked streets in Paris to celebrate the victory of their team in Africa

Algerian supporters in Paris blocked streets in Paris to celebrate the victory of their team in Africa

Rubble scattered over a Parisian pavement catches fire as the police struggled to maintain order

Rubble scattered over a Parisian pavement catches fire as the police struggled to maintain order

Rubble scattered over a Parisian pavement catches fire as the police struggled to maintain order

Crowd members accused the police of brutality and said too many children got caught up in the chaos

Crowd members accused the police of brutality and said too many children got caught up in the chaos

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Crowd members accused the police of brutality and said too many children got caught up in the chaos

Algerian fans dressed in the national flag and team shirts stood on the roof of cars during celebrations

Algerian fans dressed in the national flag and team shirts stood on the roof of cars during celebrations

Algerian fans dressed in the national flag and team shirts stood on the roof of cars during celebrations

The police used tear gas on football fans from Algeria to celebrate their last victory in the Africa Cup of Nations

The police used tear gas on football fans from Algeria to celebrate their last victory in the Africa Cup of Nations

The police used tear gas on football fans from Algeria to celebrate their last victory in the Africa Cup of Nations

The police are watching celebrations in Paris, which quickly decay when fans resorted to arson and vandalism
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The police are watching celebrations in Paris, which quickly decay when fans resorted to arson and vandalism

The police are watching celebrations in Paris, which quickly decay when fans resorted to arson and vandalism

& # 39; Bicycles were driven out of broken windows, while accessories including helmets and gloves were brought along & # 39 ;, said a police source in the French capital.

& # 39; There were also attacks on officers, which meant that tear gas had to be used to clear the roads. & # 39;

But members of the crowd accused the police of brutality and said that too many children became entangled in the chaos.

& # 39; One moment we celebrated it, the next we were poisoned by the police & # 39 ;, said a mother of four who asked to be identified by her first name Amira.

& # 39; All my children, including a six-year-old, were gassed, just like many others who were on the street.

& # 39; There were no warnings – they just wanted us to go home, so we started to gas, along with tourists and everyone else who was there … & # 39;

Three motorcycle dealers were looted in Paris with images of broken windows showing the extent of the damage

Three motorcycle dealers were looted in Paris with images of broken windows showing the extent of the damage

Three motorcycle dealers were looted in Paris with images of broken windows showing the extent of the damage

& # 39; Bicycles were driven out of broken windows, while accessories including helmets and gloves were brought along & # 39 ;, said a police source in the French capital
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& # 39; Bicycles were driven out of broken windows, while accessories including helmets and gloves were brought along & # 39 ;, said a police source in the French capital

& # 39; Bicycles were driven out of broken windows, while accessories including helmets and gloves were brought along & # 39 ;, said a police source in the French capital

A huge crowd gathered in the Arc de Triomphe after the North African side beat Ivory Coast with punishments

A huge crowd gathered in the Arc de Triomphe after the North African side beat Ivory Coast with punishments

A huge crowd gathered in the Arc de Triomphe after the North African side beat Ivory Coast with punishments

When night fell, youth gangs broke into the stores, including a Ducati dealer

When night fell, youth gangs broke into the stores, including a Ducati dealer

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When night fell, youth gangs broke into the stores, including a Ducati dealer

Algeria, which beat Ivory Coast in the quarter-finals of the competitions held in Egypt, has a massive following in French cities such as Paris and Marseille.

Video on social media showed many of the problems, which led to 30 arrests in the Paris area by the early hours of Friday morning.

There were similar scenes in Marseille and in other major French cities, such as Lyon, where there is also a huge community of Algerian origin.

Algeria is a former French colony that became independent of France in 1962 after a bitter war.

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Teargas is classified as a chemical weapon and banned from war zones, in accordance with international agreements.

Its use in Great Britain is very limited and is never used indiscriminately against crowds of men, women and children, such as in France.

There was no direct response from the police about the gasification of children on Friday morning.

Photos show the massacre left by Algerian football fans with Ducati motorcycles knocked to the ground

Photos show the massacre left by Algerian football fans with Ducati motorcycles knocked to the ground

Photos show the massacre left by Algerian football fans with Ducati motorcycles knocked to the ground

& # 39; One moment we celebrated it, the next we were poisoned by the police & # 39 ;, said a mother of four who asked to be identified by her first name Amira.

& # 39; One moment we celebrated it, the next we were poisoned by the police & # 39 ;, said a mother of four who asked to be identified by her first name Amira.

& # 39; One moment we celebrated it, the next we were poisoned by the police & # 39 ;, said a mother of four who asked to be identified by her first name Amira.

Joyful celebrations diminished when the evening came and fans descended into chaos

Joyful celebrations diminished when the evening came and fans descended into chaos

Joyful celebrations diminished when the evening came and fans descended into chaos

After Algeria conquered Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations, vandalism became widespread

After Algeria conquered Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations, vandalism became widespread

After Algeria conquered Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations, vandalism became widespread

The French Interior Minister said a total of 74 people were arrested throughout the country, including 10 minors in Paris accused of lighting fires and throwing stones at the police

The French Interior Minister said a total of 74 people were arrested throughout the country, including 10 minors in Paris accused of lighting fires and throwing stones at the police

The French Interior Minister said a total of 74 people were arrested throughout the country, including 10 minors in Paris accused of lighting fires and throwing stones at the police

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