According to BFMTV, about 200 members of the Sud-Rail trade union, armed with firearms, attempted to break into the Montparnasse station building in Paris, provoking a panic among the people inside it.
Law enforcement officers were forced to use batons to push back the protesters.
#Macron a dit que dans une #gare, on croise #ceuxquinesontrien.— 🌿 Rémi φ (@Callystor) May 7, 2018
➡️Si ces #riens sont en plus des #cheminots qui résistent à son #thatchérisme, on peut aussi les matraquer, comme à #Montparnasse.#JeSoutiensLaGreveDesCheminots#ConvergenceDesLuttes #StopMacron#26mai#1anMacron pic.twitter.com/yuxB7qaozr
The railway workers began striking on April 3 and intend to continue until the June 28 twice a week, a total of 36 days. Their protests have caused great problems with transportation, as, during the strikes, most of the trains are canceled.