pictures of the injury after a second evening of riots | EUROtoday

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Despite the curfew in place in Nouméa, the intense violence which started on Monday all through the archipelago resumed on Tuesday night after darkish, marked by quite a few fires, looting and shootings, together with towards the forces of the order. The riots prompted the deaths of two individuals. The first died in the course of the evening of Tuesday May 14 to Wednesday May 15, sufferer of a gunshot. of somebody who definitely needed to defend himself”, introduced the High Commissioner of the Republic, Louis Le Franc, with out giving different particulars. The circumstances of the second loss of life, which occurred on Wednesday and confirmed by Mr. Le Franc, haven’t been clarified. The violence is fueled by the proposed reform of the Constitution aimed toward increasing the electoral physique – frozen for the reason that Nouméa settlement of 1998 – by opening it to individuals who have been residing within the archipelago for ten years.

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