The deaths of two teenage boys after their motorbikes collided with a police car sparked riots in the northern Paris suburb of Villiers-le-Bel on Sunday night. After the two youths were killed, angry young people set fire to cars, shops, and a police station; a total of 25 police and one firefighter were injured in the clashes, and at least 28 vehicles and four buildings have been torched. Omar Sehhouli, the brother of one of the victims told France’s said that he wanted “all the policemen responsible to be brought to justice.” Relations between youth and police have a tense relationship in Paris’ suburbs, many of which are dominated by immigrants who often feel marginalized by law enforcement.

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