Algerian supporters celebrate near the Arc de Triomphe in Paris after the victory of their team during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) quarter final football match between Ivory Coast and Algeria, on July 11, 2019. / AFP / DOMINIQUE FAGET
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Shops in central Paris were looted and a woman was killed in a high-speed car crash in southern France in what the government slammed Friday as "unacceptable" unrest following a key victory for Algeria's national football team.Fans of the Algerian team flocked to the Champs-Elysees in central Paris and the Vieux Port area in Marseille late Thursday after their side defeated Ivory Coast on penalties to reach the semifinals of the Africa Cup of Nations.Two stores near the Champs-Elysees in Paris were looted, including a motorcycle shop where people took helmets, gloves and even bikes, an AFP journalist said. Paris and Marseille are home to large minority communities of Algerian origin.
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