Jerome Rodrigues, a spokesperson for the gilets jaunes (yellow vest) movement, was seriously injured in the eye Saturday after a flashbang-type device exploded near him.
See below (Warning: graphic content):
— Clément Lanot (@ClementLanot) January 26, 2019
Here is a video from Facebook that was recorded by Rodrigues himself (injury occurs at around 9:00):
A few weeks ago, a female demonstrator was also injured in the eye after being hit with a projectile (Warning: graphic content):
Meanwhile, a French police officer reportedly either accidentally shot himself or misplaced a crowd control grenade near his legs during a separate incident.
Watch below (no audio):
Video and Image Credits: Twitter, Ruptly