France banned the sale of fireworks from Sunday thru July 15 amid issues about renewed turmoil across the 14 July celebrations on Friday.
“With a purpose to save you the danger of significant disruption of public order right through the July 14 festivities, the sale, transportation, and use of pyrotechnic articles and fireworks all through the rustic are prohibited till July 15 inclusive,” in step with a decree revealed within the French respectable gazette on Sunday. The measure got here into impact “right away,” it stated.
The French executive needs to keep away from additional episodes of violence after the riots that adopted the demise of Nahel M., who was once killed by way of a policeman in Nanterre.
High Minister Elisabeth Borne expected the measure in an interview with Parisien on Saturday, calling the ban a part of “huge manner to give protection to the French” right through the July 14 weekend.
Gross sales of fireworks will most effective be allowed to execs operating for municipalities and public displays, in step with the decree.