Rioters Burn Paris Olympics Training Pool in Third Night of Protests Over Fatal Police Shooting of Nahel M

Flames engulfed the 2024 Paris Olympics aquatic training center Friday as rioters protesting the death of a teenager at the hands of police carried into a third night.

The intense blaze appeared to overwhelm the still-under-construction pool, sending thick black plumes into the sky in Saint-Denis, roughly four miles north of Paris, video shows.

Though it appeared heavy, the fire mainly affected a nearby bus depot — where it gutted 12 buses.

“Buses parked near the Aubervilliers Aquatic Centre construction site were set on fire,” said SOLIDEO, which builds infrastructure for the Olympics. “The facade of the building suffered very slight damage as a result.”

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