Only 800 cars were torched in France this year on New Year’s Eve.
This is a 14.5 per cent decrease from the previous year.
Russia Today reported:
French police detained 622 people during this year’s New Year’s festivities, half as many as last year, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve reported, according to AFP. About 300 were later placed under arrest. “This shows that security forces now work with greater efficiency,” the minister concluded. Despite this new “efficiency,” more than 800 cars were still set on fire overnight in France, in contrast to 940 in 2014. Security measures in the French capital had been stepped-up due to a series of atrocious terrorist attacks in the Paris on November 13.
The caption reads: “Pretty quiet New Year’s Eve even though a car burned in Bel Air and burnt the garage.”
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