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French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin visits the 22nd Milipol Paris, the world exhibition dedicated to internal security, in Villepinte near Paris, France, on October 19, 2021. REUTERS / Benoit Tessier

PARIS, November 26 (Reuters) – French Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin on Friday said several members of the police force were injured following civil unrest during protests against COVID-19 protocols on the islands Caribbean from Martinique and Guadeloupe.

“In Guadeloupe and Martinique, our security forces as well as journalists have been the target of attacks and shootings. Several members of the police force were injured, ”Darmanin said on his Twitter account.

Authorities on the Caribbean island of Martinique on Thursday ordered a curfew after protesters looted shops and erected burning barricades as protests against COVID-19 protocols spread across French territories in France. overseas. Read more

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