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In Sainte-Soline, clashes over a basin


REPORT - The demonstration against a water reservoir in Deux-Sèvres turned into guerrilla warfare. For more than an hour, the gendarmes received a rain of projectiles and responded with more than 4,000 grenades.

Have you been there before?

He is Lionel and this is the first time he has been to Sainte-Soline (Deux-Sèvres).

This Saturday, March 25, around 7:45 a.m., he joined other demonstrators in the parking lot of a supermarket in Fontenay-le-Comte, in Vendée.

Like him, some come from Brittany, others from Saint-Nazaire and La Rochelle.

Three convoys must converge on the demonstration, banned by the prefecture since March 17, against an empty water reservoir in Sainte-Soline, which has become the symbol of a new "


“ecologist, after the airport of Notre-Dame-des-Landes, in the Loire-Atlantique department, or the Sivens dam in the Garonne basin.

Two protest movements which had caused many injuries.

And the scenario repeated itself this Saturday: according to the authorities, 28 gendarmes were injured, including two in “

absolute emergency

” and had to be evacuated to hospital.

Seven demonstrators were also injured, including three in “

absolute emergency

” and four in “


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Source: lefigaro

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