Darmanin said on Twitter on Friday that he was working with local officials in the evening "on re-establishing a normal situation" while keeping people safe. Speaking later on BFM TV, interior ministry spokeswoman Camille Chaize said there had been "great hostility, great violence" against the forces of law and order, without indicating when the police would be able enter the rave site.
In the southern city of Marseille, security forces halted an illegal party grouping seeing people, police said. One participant, who gave his name as Jo from the Alsace region of eastern France and refused to be identified further, said they had all met at a deated spot Thursday evening in the parking lot of a shopping centre.
More than people were warned, and the three suspected organisers have been arrested. Local gendarmes tried to "prevent this event but faced fierce hostility from many partygoers" who set one of their cars of fire and threw bottles and stones, the statement said. Prosecutors have opened an investigation into the illegal organisation of a musical gathering and premeditated violence against persons in authority.
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By Friday evening, the sound seekong techno music could still be heard from the party venue, though police were preventing any newcomers from ing the rave, according to an AFP photographer. Then, the convoy headed for Lieuron, where the police tried to prevent them from passing, he said. Such mass gatherings are strictly prohibited across France to prevent the spread of Covid, and a nationwide pm curfew -- which was not lifted for New Year -- applies across the country.
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The revellers had set up seekng illegal rave in Lieuron, south of Rennes in Brittany, after skirmishes with police, said a statement from the local prefecture. Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin said thatpolice had been deployed across France for the New Year celebrations to ensure security and that the curfew was respected.
Vehicles registered from all over France were still parked at the site Friday. Verbal warnings are being given to everyone leaving," the police said on social media. He acknowledged that "very few had respected social distancing" at the event, which was supposed only to end later on Saturday.
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Reports said that the rave party took place in an empty warehouse belonging to a storage company. AFP 8 hours ago.
Those present mals come from across France and even abroad, it said. Many were still on the site Friday as a sanitary cordon was thrown up around it.