TheAge reported A band of up to 30 youths forced passengers out of a bus in a southern Paris suburb in broad daylight, set it on fire and then stoned firefighters who came to the rescue, a police official said.
Youths??? Why not admit they are Muslims?Police cordoned off the neighbourhood in Grigny, in the Essonne region, after the attack, which came five days before France marks the one-year anniversary of the start of three weeks of fiery riots by poor suburban youths.
- Forbes reported French Police Face 'Permanent Intifada'
At least the Forbes Headline implies they are MuslimsOn a routine call, three unwitting police officers fell into a trap. A car darted out to block their path, and dozens of hooded youths
They are MUSLIM youthssurged out of the darkness to attack them with stones, bats and tear gas before fleeing. One officer was hospitalized, and no arrests made.
The recent ambush was emblematic of what some officers say has become a near-perpetual and increasingly violent conflict between police and gangs in tough, largely immigrant French neighborhoods that were the scene of a three-week paroxysm of rioting last year.