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France: several police and protesters injured in clash over planned reservoir

Sixteen police and two protesters seriously hurt in western rural district of Sainte-Soline

Several people have been injured after clashes between French police and protesters opposed to a large water reservoir for farm irrigation, despite a ban on gatherings in the area.

Police fired teargas to repel some protesters who threw fireworks and other projectiles as they crossed fields to approach the construction area in the western rural district of Sainte-Soline. At least three police vehicles were set alight, television footage showed.

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