Fifth day of violence in New Caledonia. The latest official report puts the death toll at five
The situation is becoming extremely tense, particularly in terms of health and food. Note that :
The first gendarmerie and police reinforcements have arrived in Nouméa.
There are now more than 2,000 law enforcement officers in New Caledonia out of a population of 270,000. The army is securing the port and airport.
Events took place in Nouméa and its suburbs. In the interior of the country, the situation is calm.
An air bridge was set up between mainland France and New Caledonia to provide for the population’s essential needs.