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Paris: a street vendor between life and death after a brawl at the foot of the Eiffel Tower


Two men would have attacked him this Saturday at the start of the evening. Around midnight, they were still on the run. It could be a fight between v

It is undoubtedly the most frequented place by tourists from all over the world.

But it is also, since the deconfinement, a sector under tension where attacks seem to be more and more frequent.

At the foot of the Eiffel Tower in Paris (VIIe), a man was beaten up this Saturday shortly after 7 p.m.

According to the very first elements collected by the police, it would be a fight between street vendors.

The victim, who would be of Pakistani origin, was transported to the European hospital Georges-Pompidou where she had to pass a scanner.

His vital prognosis was then engaged.

His attackers, who would be two in number, are on the run.

They would have left a cart in which they placed the goods sold to tourists.

The nature of the injuries inflicted on the seller to the victim are still uncertain.

According to a source, he was hit with a pipe.

There are also reports of wounds that could be linked to broken bottles.

An investigation has in any case been opened for violence in meetings.

A vast police operation the night before

Coincidence or not, a few hours earlier, the Prefecture of Police announced that a “major operation” had been carried out in the same sector.

It was more specifically the control of Tuk-Tuk vehicles.

Result: two arrests and 30 verbalizations.

Last September, in the Champ-de-Mars sector, a police motorcyclist shot and wounded a 26-year-old homeless man who, according to a police source, had thrown himself at him with a bottle in his hand.

A case which, already, was part of a context of great tension in this district of the capital.

Nearly 50,000 people pass through it every day.

Since the deconfinement, the attacks would be daily there.

Source: leparis

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