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News ID: 44460
Publish Date: 13:35 - 06 December 2019
TEHRAN, Dec 6_A nationwide general strike has hit France for a second day in a row over planned pension reforms by the government, causing chaos across the country.

Massive chaos as largest strike in years hits France for 2nd DayTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club(YJC)_Schools remained closed on Friday and hospitals were understaffed. Reports said the cancellation of rush-hour trains into Paris has caused a huge traffic jam around the capital.

On the first day of the general strike on Thursday, about a million workers held protests that later turned violent after police tear-gassed demonstrators in Paris.

The strike, the largest since 1995, was started against President Emmanuel Macron‘s plan to overhaul the pension system that would see workers retiring later or facing reduced payouts.

On the first day of the general strike on Thursday, about a million workers held protests that later turned violent after police tear-gassed demonstrators in Paris.

The strike, the largest since 1995, was started against President Emmanuel Macron‘s plan to overhaul the pension system that would see workers retiring later or facing reduced payouts.

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