Woman in coma after post-protest assault

6th April 2006, Comments 0 comments

PARIS, April 6, 2006 (AFP) - A 58 year-old Chinese woman is in a coma after being assaulted by a gang of youths shortly after the end of Tuesday's demonstration in Paris against the government's youth jobs law, police said Thursday.

PARIS, April 6, 2006 (AFP) - A 58 year-old Chinese woman is in a coma after being assaulted by a gang of youths shortly after the end of Tuesday's demonstration in Paris against the government's youth jobs law, police said Thursday.

The woman, who has not been named, hit her head on the pavement when she was knocked over by the youths, who were trying to steal her handbag. Hospital sources said her condition was "worrying."

The incident happened near the dispersal point of the march in the 13th arrondissement or district, where there is a large Chinese population.

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