Yellow Vests: Death of a Protestor in Rennes? The Prefecture of Ille-et-Vilaine Denies

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The demonstration of yellow Vests degenerated in Rennes, Saturday afternoon.

Rumors are circulating on social networks, reporting the death of a protester Vest yellow, Rennes. The prefecture denies and evokes a woman suffering from discomfort

The rumor circulated on social networks this Saturday afternoon. According to several tweets or Facebook posts, a protester would have died at the gathering of yellow vests , this Saturday in Rennes .

The prefecture of Ille-et-Vilaine formally denied this information to AFP.

A person suffering from discomfort

The chief of staff of the prefecture of Ille-et-Vilaine, Augustin Cellard, told AFP that “the person suffering from discomfort and evacuated by the Samu is in relative urgency. She is asthmatic and tear gas has triggered a crisis. It is supported by the hospital services “.

Present on site, AFP journalists found that this woman was “a victim of discomfort during a CRS charge, before being evacuated by Samu”.

Violent clashes

Quietly, with 2000 demonstrators in downtown Rennes, according to Ouest-France , the rally was extended in the afternoon, with clashes between security forces and some demonstrators, including to the Boulevard of Liberty and the Colombier.

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