Protesters scuffle with police at Paris synagogues

Pro-Palestinian protesters tried to force their way into a Paris synagogue Sunday with bats and chairs, then fought with security officers who blocked their way, according to police and a witness.

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Thousands of pro-Palestinian demonstrators holding banners and chanting anti Israeli slogans walk in Paris, Sunday July 13, 2014, to protest against the Israeli army's bombings in the Gaza strip. Banner reads: Total Support to Palestinan Resistance. About 10,000 pro-Palestinian protesters marched through eastern Paris on Sunday demanding an end to Israeli strikes on Gaza, and accusing Western leaders of not doing enough to stop them. Israel has launched more than 1,300 air strikes since the offensive began, military spokesman Lt. Col. Peter Lerner said Sunday. Palestinian militants have launched more than 800 rockets at Israel, including 130 in the last 24 hours, the Israeli military said Sunday. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
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