Paris on lockdown as 1,000 protests arrested and 135 injured during riots in 'Day of Rage' across France

Paris on lockdown as 1,000 protests arrested and 135 injured during riots in 'Day of Rage' across France

PARIS is on lockdown as 1,000 protests are arrested and 135 are injured during riots in 'Day of Rage' across France.

Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said the violence in Paris was "under control" by 6pm local time, despite scattered tensions.

  During the 'yellow vests' demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe

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During the 'yellow vests' demonstration near the Arc de Triomphe

He described the clashes as "totally unacceptable", and said 135 people were injured on Saturday, including 17 police officers.