“Yellow jackets” in Belgium: there was the first victim


"Желтые жилеты" в Бельгии: появилась первая жертва In Belgium the first killed activist

In Belgium, on one of the highways under the wheels of a truck killed a participant of “yellow jackets.”

This death was the first in Belgium during the performance of local “yellow jackets.”

“One of the participants of the action “yellow jackets” in Belgium died in the East in the incident on the motorway. On Friday evening, January 11, a truck did hit one of the protesters who blocked part of the road. As a result of arrival the victim died on the spot”, – stated in the message.

According to journalists, the driver saw the party protests, and time has not slowed down. The accident happened near the border of Belgium with the Netherlands. In blocking parts of the road were from 20 to 30 demonstrators.

It is noted that this death was the first in Belgium since the beginning of playing “yellow jackets” in this country. Overall still the stock “yellow jackets” in Belgium have been much calmer than in neighbouring France. In France since mid-November has recorded at least ten deaths caused by the protests.

“Yellow jackets” in Belgium first took to the streets, speaking against the increase in fuel prices, but later they began to protest against the erosion of purchasing power of the population. Despite the mostly peaceful nature of the protests, in Belgium, also has seen clashes between participants of the show and the police. Was delayed a lot.


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