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    Protestors clash with riot police on December 8, 2018 in Bordeaux, southwestern France, during a demonstration against rising costs of living. The yellow vest movement in France originally started as a protest about planned fuel hikes but has morphed into a mass protest against President's policies and top-down style of governing.

    Yellow Vest Protester's Hand Blown Off as French Revolt Turns Ugly (GRAPHIC)

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    "Gilets Jaunes," or "Yellow Vests" protests have been raging across France for over three weeks now. The city of Bordeaux in southwest France descended into mayhem on Saturday; clashes between protesters and police left 26 injured and 70 arrested, according to French TV.

    A graphic video, now unavailable, was shared by Facebook group La France en colère (Angry France), which is covering the ongoing unrest in France. It shows a horrific injury sustained by a protester during violent Yellow Vests riots in Bordeaux on Saturday.

    The man can be seen running toward the camera holding up his right elbow with the left hand, with a bleeding stamp left on his right wrist.

    WARNING: The following photo is graphic and may offend sensibilities

    A screengrab of the video
    A screengrab of the video

    Another video later emerged of paramedics loading the man into an ambulance on a stretcher.

    According to the city's deputy public prosecutor, Olivier Etienne, the man was trying to pick up a grenade to throw it back when it detonated and blew off his limb.

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