Riot cops deployed across major cities
Algerian football fans in Paris, Marseille, Lyon and other cities celebrated their soccer team’s Africa Cup of Nations win by rioting, looting stores and wielding chainsaws in a night of chaos.
Algerians poured out onto the streets following their team’s victory over Ivory Coast last night.
— Remy Buisine (@RemyBuisine) 11 July 2019
Police were deployed to the center of Paris to keep order as vandals threw fireworks. One video even shows a man wielding a chainsaw.