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France: Justice minister booed by guards after brutal attack03:20

France: Justice minister booed by guards after brutal attack

France, Corsica
January 20, 2018 at 00:12 GMT -00:00 · Published

French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet was booed as she left a prison in Corsica on Friday where two guards had been attacked by an inmate earlier in the day. Borgo Prison guards gathered in front of the prison to express their anger over safety following a meeting between Belloubet and union officials. Union Representative of Borgo guards Maxime Coustie, said, "This morning around 9 am our two colleagues who were in service on that floor were assaulted in a really brutal way. I'm not even talking about an aggression anymore, I'm talking about attempted murder. "A week earlier guards had created a national movement calling for better protection after three prison guards were stabbed by an Islamic militant in Vendin-le-Vieil. Earlier, the minister visited Bastia Hospital where two prison guards were being treated after a brutal attack by an inmate during which he reportedly shouted Allah Akbar.On leaving the hospital, Belloubet said: "I am perfectly aware of their worry and of course I am committed to all these points to bring them answers. But you understand that right now there are discussions that are ongoing with unions at a national level and that I will wait for the end of these discussions to make precise announcements. “

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French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet was booed as she left a prison in Corsica on Friday where two guards had been attacked by an inmate earlier in the day. Borgo Prison guards gathered in front of the prison to express their anger over safety following a meeting between Belloubet and union officials. Union Representative of Borgo guards Maxime Coustie, said, "This morning around 9 am our two colleagues who were in service on that floor were assaulted in a really brutal way. I'm not even talking about an aggression anymore, I'm talking about attempted murder. "A week earlier guards had created a national movement calling for better protection after three prison guards were stabbed by an Islamic militant in Vendin-le-Vieil. Earlier, the minister visited Bastia Hospital where two prison guards were being treated after a brutal attack by an inmate during which he reportedly shouted Allah Akbar.On leaving the hospital, Belloubet said: "I am perfectly aware of their worry and of course I am committed to all these points to bring them answers. But you understand that right now there are discussions that are ongoing with unions at a national level and that I will wait for the end of these discussions to make precise announcements. “

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