An official of the police union remarked, "There's a civil war underway in Clichy-Sous-Bois at the moment."
Stunning levels of property destruction are now considered normal in the Muslim neighborhoods, it turns out. Interior Minister Nicolas Sarkozy explained that the latest disturbance is nothing out of the ordinary. ["Three in rioting in suburb of Paris get jail terms"]
Sarkozy says that violence in French suburbs is a daily fact of life.Doing the math (20 x 300; 40 x 300), that comes out to 6000 to 12,000 cars having been burned in 10 months 151 astounding numbers which indicate near-anarchy in Paris' Muslim immigrant enclaves.
Since the start of the year, 9,000 police cars have been stoned and, each night, 20 to 40 cars are torched, Sarkozy said in an interview last week with the newspaper Le Monde.