French town hit by riots after veiled woman's charge

Two nights of violent clashes has struck a town near Paris after police stopped and charged a woman for wearing an illegal full-face veil. Credit: Messyasz Nicolas/ABACA/Press Association Images
Dozens of cars were torched as demonstrators fired stones, pellets and fireworks at police, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. Credit: Messyasz Nicolas/ABACA/Press Association Images
The rioting in Trappes was sparked by Thursday's arrest of the charged woman's husband, who is accused of assaulting a police officer. Credit: Messyasz Nicolas/ABACA/Press Association Images