Man shot dead by police in New Caledonia: report

Updated May 24 2024 - 7:55pm, first published 7:52pm
President Emmanuel Macron says French police will stay in New Caledonia "as long as necessary". (AP PHOTO)
President Emmanuel Macron says French police will stay in New Caledonia "as long as necessary". (AP PHOTO)

Police have shot dead a man in riot-hit New Caledonia a day after President Emmanuel Macron visited the French-ruled Pacific island to try to calm tensions, local media reports, citing the prosecutor's office.

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