The center of the city of Nice (southeast of France) was this Saturday morning the first stage of some incidents between "yellow vests" and the police because of a concentration within the perimeter where the authorities had banned all demonstrations.
A 75-year-old woman, according to the "BFMTV" channel, was wounded during a police charge to evict from Garibaldi Square several dozen "yellow vests" that had gathered there in defiance of the ban.
At least six people were arrested during the intervention of the security forces, according to the prefecture (government delegation).
Nice is one of the fifteen cities in France in which the authorities have established perimeters within which it is not possible to demonstrate to try to avoid altercations like those of last Saturday in the Champs Elysees in Paris, where dozens of shops suffered damage and some They were even looted and burned.
In Paris, both this avenue and the Arc de Triomf Square and the areas close to the Elysee Palace, seat of the presidency, and the National Assembly are part of that perimeter in which a strong police device has been deployed supported by several vehicles armored vehicles capable of crossing barricades.
A spokeswoman for the Prefecture of Police explained to Efe that until noon (11.00 GMT) had been made 31 arrests in various parts of the city, but without clashes with law enforcement, and that another 15 had been fined for concentrating on prohibited areas .
The Government has given orders to sanction 135 euros to anyone who intends to demonstrate in the bounded areas as a way to tackle altercations root like those of last Saturday, when more than 200 people were arrested.
Although the Executive did not want to quantify the mobilization of the forces of order, "BFMTV" indicated that some 4,700 agents have been deployed in Paris, with half a dozen armored vehicles.
The new police prefect, Didier Lallement, insisted in the early hours of the morning before police and gendarmes in the slogan that they were reactive to any attempt at violent actions.
In the capital, there is a parade of "yellow vests" that has received authorization, which starts at 13.00 (12.00 GMT) in the Denfert Rochereau square in the direction of Montmartre.
But at the same time, other points of concentration have circulated on social networks, particularly the Trocadero esplanade, which is a ten-minute walk from the Champs-Élysées.