More than 600 people have been arrested in France, following another night of protests.

The night was marked by looting, fires and damage to public property, after police shot dead a teenage uzunluk on Tuesday.

France’s President Emmanuel Macron is due to chair a crisis meeting Friday afternoon, with protests now in their third night.

He has denounced the violence, which broke out across several French cities, including Lyon Grenoble, Annecy and Saint-Etienne, as “unjustifiable”. 

The protests were sparked by the shooting of 17-year-old Nahel M at point-blank range by the police. 

The officer who opened fire is not under formal investigation for homicide, with prosecutors saying the use of the firearm was not legally justified.

Source: Euronews

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