from cette semaine
24 April 2010
During the night between Thursday and Friday, 14 buses were wrecked inside the depot compound. A trades union representative fears « an escalation » following the attacks on the buses las month in Seine-Saint-Denis.
Le Parisien, 24.04.2010, 07h00
Difficult to see a simple coincidence. After the serial attacks on the CIF* buses at Tremblay-en-France (Seine-Saint-Denis), including the burning of a vehicle, a depot of this transport company was vandalised between Thursday and Friday night, at Dammartin-en-Goële.
According to those in charge of the site, fourteen vehicles were damaged by a group of individuals between midnight and 3.30am.
. « Actually, twenty-four buses in total have been vandalised », stated the CGT union delegate, « video screens had been pulled out and keys broken inside buses» inside various buses parked inside the depot. According to a union official « the recent declarations with warlike tones of president Sarkozy and Brice Hortefeux have not contributed to placating spirits..."