Tens of thousands flee Paris over looming lockdown

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Incredible videos are emerging of people fleeing Paris before the national lockdown of their country over COVID comes in force on Friday. The lockdown will actually make it illegal for people to travel.

During what can only be described as a government-induced panic, stores are being stripped bare of food and other essential items.

The Daily Mail explains:

Tens of thousands of Parisians last night caused massive traffic jams in a desperate attempt to flee the French capital ahead of the start of Emmanuel Macron’s new national shutdown. 

Video posted to Twitter shows huge numbers of Parisians attempting a mass exodus out of the city in a bid to avoid the 9pm curfew and the start of the second lockdown from midnight.

The night air was filled with the sound of blaring car horns while social media users estimated that Parisians had created ‘hundreds of miles’ of gridlock to escape…

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