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France election: clashes in Nantes ahead of Le Pen rally


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France election: clashes in Nantes ahead of Le Pen rally

There have been clashes in the western French city of Nantes, as two-thousand people gathered to demonstrate against Marine Le Pen.

Saturday’s unrest came ahead of the far-right presidential candidate arriving in the city. She is due to hold a rally on Sunday.

Police say three officers were wounded and several shop windows smashed. Tear gas and stun grenades were used to disperse the crowd.

Four people were reportedly arrested.

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