Burnt bus after Paris area riots.

Damages from Paris riots to public transport infrastructure estimated 20 million euros

French Scientific Police inspect the area after buses were burned overnight at a public transport site in Aubervilliers, near Paris, France, 30 June 2023. Violence broke out all over France after police fatally shot Nael, a 17-year-old, during a traffic stop in Nanterre on 27 June. EPA/YOAN VALAT epa10718760 ANP

The shooting of a 17-year-old boy, Nahel Mezrouk, by a police officer, during a traffic stop on 27 June 2023, in Nanterre, led to widespread looting and rioting across the country. A week after the violence began, the cost of the damage to rail infrastructure and public transportation is estimated at over 20 million euros.

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Author: Emma Dailey

Emma Dailey is an editor at RailTech.com and RailTech.be.

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