France Policeman Charged Over Teen’s Traffic Stop Death Near Paris


France Policeman charged over teen's traffic stop death near Paris
France Policeman charged over teen’s traffic stop death near Paris

French policeman has been charged with homicide and is in custody over the killing of a teenager near Paris.

Reports say the 17-year-old, named Nahel M, was shot at point-blank range as he drove off and crashed soon afterward.

Anger at his killing has sparked violence across the country. A march led by the boy’s mother was marred by clashes.  In a third night of unrest, protesters were arrested in Lille and Marseille.

In the town of Nanterre, where the teenager was killed, a huge fire engulfed the ground floor of a building where a bank is located. Transport services have also been disrupted in the cities of Lille and Tours.

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