In Toulouse, police arrested 18 people after the riots

© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova in foobarcontroller police in France. Archival photoIn Toulouse, police arrested 18 people after the riots© RIA Novosti / Irina to Kalashnikova the image Bank

Police in the French city of Toulouse were detained in the night of Tuesday, 18 people involved in the riots, reports on Tuesday the portal France Info.

Riots in Toulouse occur from Sunday evening. The reason for this was the suicide of a detainee in the prison of the commune EUFOR Toulouse.

However, police sources told the TV channel France 3 that the reason could be the verification of documents from the women dressed in the niqab — then law enforcement officers were attacked by hooligans.

On Monday evening resumed rioting against the police were about a hundred young people.

Clashes occurred in several urban areas. During the night, the hooligans have set fire to several cars. To pacify the youth, law enforcement officers were forced to use tear gas.

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