French police move to regain control of New Caledonia

By Layli Foroudi
Updated May 19 2024 - 9:40pm, first published 9:34pm
Security forces are working to quell deadly unrest over voting reforms in New Caledonia. (AP PHOTO)
Security forces are working to quell deadly unrest over voting reforms in New Caledonia. (AP PHOTO)

French police trying to restore order in the island territory of New Caledonia after days of deadly unrest have cleared dozens of barricades that had been blocking the main road linking the airport to the capital, Noumea, a French official says.

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