Saturday, November 05, 2005


The 9/11 of Paris

A firefighter standing on an elevator, top left, sprays water onto the ruins of a Chinese textiles warehouse in Le Bourget, north east of Paris, Friday, Nov. 4, 2005, as a colleague picks up extinguishing hoses. Small, mobile groups of youths torched hundreds more cars near Paris on Friday, and the violence and arson attacks that have shaken the capital's suburbs for a week spread to other French towns. (AP Photo/Mehdi Taamallah)