Two police officers, a keeper of the peace and a deputy of security, have been badly burned, and two others were injured more lightly, after it was attacked on Saturday 8 October by a dozen people who have started on their vehicle Molotov cocktails at Viry-Châtillon (Essonne).
” The perpetrators of these attacks will be pursued relentlessly and brought to justice. At a time when the security forces respond with courage to the threats our country is facing, acts as intolerable and called for exemplary sanctions “, has responded to the prime minister, Manuel Valls, a former member of the Essonne. President François Hollande also denounced an attack ” intolerable, “ and demanded ” a sentence commensurate with the gravity ” of facts.
” The crew who was in a vehicle of police was in charge of the surveillance of a video camera near a fire red “, explained a police source. A dozen individuals have taken them by throwing incendiary devices, and then attacked a second team coming in reinforcement. The four police officers were admitted in a hospital in paris.
A camera under police protection
According to Le Parisien and France 3 Ile-de-France, the pole equipped with a cctv camera was the object of a “war of territory” in the city, which had been running for several weeks in the district of la Grande-Borne, classified in Zone of priority safety (PSZ).
The place, named “hub of the Bakehouse” was under police protection after several degradation target : cutting, attack the vehicle, aries, fire truck at the foot of the mast… The camera had been installed in April 2015 at the crossroads of the Bakery, on the RD 445, after flights to the door of the vehicle stopped at a red light.