France, Demonstration / Riot, Level 3: Violent attack in La Courneuve – Seine-Saint-Denis, France

2024-03-18: A violent attack on a police station was reported on Sunday evening (17 March, local time) in La Courneuve of Seine-Saint-Denis Department located in the Grand Paris metropolis in the Île-de-France Region following the death of a person in a police operation near Paris. Reportedly, the attackers set on fire at garbage cans. Moreover, security forces have detained several suspects.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.