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Clashes break out between police and some yellow vest rioters in Paris

Updated : 2019-04-20 20:39:32

Clashes broke out between dozens of demonstrators and police in Paris on the 23rd Saturday of yellow-vest protests after authorities warned that rioters could return to the French capital to spark a new wave of violence.

Protesters attend a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes)
Protesters attend a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes)
Police officers in riot gear advance at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
Police officers in riot gear advance at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
Police officers in riot gear confront protesters at a demonstration. (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes)
Police officers in riot gear confront protesters at a demonstration. (REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes)
Protesters pass a fire at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
Protesters pass a fire at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
A police officer kicks a canister at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
A police officer kicks a canister at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
Protesters gesture in front of a motorbike on fire at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
Protesters gesture in front of a motorbike on fire at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
Protesters are seen in a cloud of tear gas at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
Protesters are seen in a cloud of tear gas at a demonstration during Act XXIII (the 23rd consecutive national protest on Saturday) of the yellow vests movement in Paris. (REUTERS/Yves Herman)
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