Friday, November 04, 2005
French Rioters Torch Handicapped Woman
Gang of youths torched more than 500 cars overnight in the worst of eight straight nights of street violence in the Paris region, and police arrested 78 people, officials said on Friday.What can one say? She is in the hospital with burns. The bus driver rescued her.
The woman was on a bus in the northern suburb of Sevran when youths threw a Molotov cocktail on board late on Wednesday. All the other passengers quickly evacuated, but she was unable to get off.
According to prosecutors, one youth doused the woman with petrol before others threw a flaming rag on the vehicle.
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