During the riots in Ajaccio in Corsica, the demonstrators vandalized a Muslim prayer hall and destroyed several copies of the Koran. The reason was the attack on firefighters.
On 24 December the firefighters who have arrived on call in one of the districts of Ajaccio, was attacked, probably by Muslims. The next day the city held a demonstration in support of firefighters.
The demonstration was attended by about 300 people. Some of them broke into the prayer hall and has arranged there pogrom.
The Minister of internal Affairs of France Bernard Cazeneuve and Prime Minister Manuel Valls condemned the attack on firefighters and the defeat of the Muslim prayer hall.