French Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin said on the morning of July 1 that on the fourth night of unrest that swept the country, the violence was "much less intense." Nevertheless, according to France 24, the police arrested 994 people.
Protesters continued to burn cars and garbage cans, and in Marseille, Lyon and Grenoble, gangs looted shops. From different cities of the country, including Paris, there are reports of arson. The night before, the authorities stopped the movement of buses and trams, which are often vandalized. In addition, the sale of fireworks and flammable liquids was banned.
On Saturday, July 1, in the Parisian suburb of Nanterre, a funeral will be held for a local resident, whose death provoked protests that turned into riots. 17-year-old Nael M. was shot dead on July 27 when he tried to escape in a car from the police who stopped him. The policeman who shot the teenager has been arrested.