The column went through the streets of Eastern part of Paris. About 150 people wearing hoods wedged into procession and threw incendiary bottles at police. Three officers were injured as a result.
"Three policemen got injured: one in calf muscle, two other in face and hands. The latter has damaged eardrums," police informed, adding that it was difficult to identify hooligans due to masks on their faces.
9 thousand police officers are involved in ensuring law and order in Paris today, including 2 thousand along parade area.