The France government has banned the possession. Sale, and transport of fireworks across the country on the national holiday of July 14.
According to the AFP news agency, this measure has been taken due to the use of firecrackers in violent protests across the country. After the death of a 17-year-old youth by the French police.
The decree was published in the official gazette on Sunday after riots erupted after the death of an Algerian teenager.
In France, on June 27. A 17-year-old youth was allegedly shot dead by a police officer in the suburbs of Paris. For not stopping a car during a traffic check.
It should be noted that fireworks were used as weapons during the ongoing riots in France.
In order to maintain public order during various programmes on the occasion of National Day. A total ban has been imposed on the possession. Sale, transportation, or use of all types of fireworks until July 15.
The report clarifies that the ban does not apply to professionals. Or municipal bodies that organise traditional fireworks for France’s special day celebrations.
The Prime Minister of France, Elizabeth Bourne. Told the newspaper Le Parisien last Saturday that the government is adopting this measure in view of the safety of the people of France during the national holiday.
On the occasion of Bastille Day, the annual celebration of France’s national day, fireworks are displayed across the country.
The killing of Algerian-born teenager Naheel MK by police in the Paris suburb of Nanterre is considered France’s worst civilian violence since 2005.
According to official data, more than 3,700 protesters, including 1,160 minors, have been detained by the police in the ongoing riots since Naheel’s death.