PARIS, October 10 — RIA Novosti. The police used tear gas to disperse the participants of the protest action of trade unions in Paris, the correspondent of RIA Novosti.
Many thousands procession went from the Republic square at about 14.30 local time (15.30 GMT). In the head of the column are dressed in black young people, whose faces are hidden by masks and armbands. On the way they smashed Windows, and left graffiti.
After about an hour and a half after the March began, police fired tear gas. In addition to the acrid in the air hanging smoke from draughts.
On Tuesday in France is a large-scale strike at the urging of several leading trade unions, including — FO, UNSA, CFDT. Because of the protests disrupted the work of schools, kindergartens, hospitals, canceled some flights at major airports of the country.
Protests have taken place in dozens of French cities. The participants declare their disagreement with the measures taken by the government steps to reduce jobs, cut pay and benefits, and wage indexation.