A man rides his bicycle past a smoking street barricade after violent demonstrations broke out over coronavirus restrictions in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
A man rides his bicycle past a smoking street barricade after violent demonstrations broke out over coronavirus restrictions in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe on Sunday. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: third night of violence in Guadeloupe as France sends in police special forces

  • Officers arrested 38 people as shops were broken into, cars set ablaze and gunmen shot at police during protests against coronavirus restrictions
  • Special police forces were expected to arrive from mainland France to the Caribbean archipelago on Sunday to restore order

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man rides his bicycle past a smoking street barricade after violent demonstrations broke out over coronavirus restrictions in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
A man rides his bicycle past a smoking street barricade after violent demonstrations broke out over coronavirus restrictions in Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe on Sunday. Photo: Reuters
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