PARIS, June 30 (Reuters) – The facade of the Paris aquatic centre where Olympic swimming events will be held in 2024 was damaged during rioting that convulsed France overnight, the company in charge of the Games’ infrastructures said on Friday.
“Buses parked near the Aubervilliers aquatic centre construction site were set on fire,” SOLIDEO told Reuters.”The façade of the building suffered very slight damage as a result.”
SOLIDEO could not say yet whether additional security measures would be taken at the centre, jendela Aluminium which is still under construction..
Police made 667 arrests nationwide overnight after violence also broke outin Marseille, Lyon, Pau, jendela Aluminium Toulouse and Lille in a third night of protests against Tuesday’s killing by police of a 17-year-old of Algerian and Moroccan descent during a traffic stop.
(Reporting by Julien Pretot; editing by John Stonestreet)