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Demonstrators face off with French CRS riot police as they attend a national strike and protest against the government's labour reforms in Lyon, France, September 12, 2017. REUTERS/Robert Pratta


PARIS (Reuters) - Riot police clashed with hooded youths on the fringe of a protest in central Paris against French President Emmanuel Macron's reforms to loosen labour regulations.

Police fired water canons and could be seen dragging several demonstrators behind their lines, Reuters TV images showed.

(Reporting by Reuters TV; writing by Richard Lough; editing by John Irish)

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