Paris beefs up security at tourist sites

Over 200 extra police are patrolling major tourist sites amid upsurge in pick-pocketing and gang attacks.

    More than 200 extra police are patrolling major tourist sites in Paris, because of an upsurge in pick-pocketing and gang attacks.

    The French government is anxious to reassure foreign tourists that it is safe to visit the capital.

    Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland reports from Paris.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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