'Savage' attack on police station near Paris sparks calls for action


Two police officers were on a cigarette break outside the station in Champigny-sur-Marne when the assailants armed with fireworks and metal rods suddenly converged on them shortly before midnight.

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Dozens of people armed with fireworks and metal rods besieged a police station outside Paris early Sunday, authorities said, prompting new calls for tougher government action after a string of attacks on France's security forces, reports FRANCE 24.