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While U.S. President Donald Trump was on a visit to France for the national Bastille Day celebrations in Paris, clashes in the capital's migrant-dominated suburbs saw 13 security force members wounded and 897 cars burned.

The Interior Ministry said 368 people were placed in custody for riots and violence on the nights of 13 and 14 July  — scenes which have become a regular occurrence in multicultural urban neighbourhoods of Paris at the start of Bastille Day celebrations each year.

"It is thanks to the large mobilisation of our security forces that there has been a significant reduction of the number of violent incidents, especially those involving fighting on the streets, committed on the fringes of the July 14 festivities," stated Pierre-Henry Brandet, the spokesman for the Ministry of the Interior.


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