According to a union delegate, the event occurred “following the explosion of a disencirclement grenade”.
The Sud-Rail activist injured Thursday during the Parisian demonstration against the pension reform, was “éborgné“by the use of a de-encircling grenade, the union said on Saturday, which is asking the government and the Paris police chief to “accountable».
«Sébastien, a SUD-Rail trade unionist, railway worker in a hardware workshop for more than 25 years and father of three children, was shot dead by the police“, indicates the union in a press release co-signed with Solidaires, specifying that it has “lost his eye due to the burst of disencirclement grenade».
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«Disencirclement grenades are listed in the war material category by the Internal Security Code“, affirm the unions, which evoke the case of a demonstrator whose finger was torn off the same day in Rouen by a grenade and”strongly condemn this disproportionate and unlawful violence».
The two unions,in connection and support with the family of our activist, will make every effort to ensure that this act is punished at the height of its level of violenceand call for mobilization. Asked about the legal follow-up he intended to give to this case, Sud-Rail told AFP that “complaints will be filed“, without further details at this stage.