The funeral of 17-year-old Nahel M., whose murder led to riots in France, began in Nanterre. The Le Monde newspaper wrote about this on Saturday, July 1.
The ceremony took place in the funeral hall at the Mont-Valérien cemetery, then continued in the local mosque. As the newspaper notes, a lot of residents of the city came to say goodbye to the teenager. The entrance to the funeral ceremony is controlled by local men and youth, they do not let strangers into the event. Journalists are asked to leave the territory.
Izvestia has exclusive footage from the cemetery in Nanterre, although journalists are not allowed to attend the ceremony. The footage shows a large crowd of people gathered for the funeral. Prayers will begin shortly. The burial has not yet taken place.
Law enforcement officers shot and killed a 17-year-old teenager in Nanterre on June 27th. After that, riots broke out in the country. The police said that the young man refused to comply with the demands of law enforcement officers.
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