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A fire burns on the side of the road as farmers block the RN12... News PhotoAgriculture,Burning,Excess,Farmer,Finance,Fire - Natural Phenomenon,France,High Section,High Up,Highway,Horizontal,Ile-de-France,Protest,Road,Slow,Tax,Tractor,Traffic,YvelinesPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA fire burns on the side of the road as farmers block the RN12 motorway with tractors in the Yvelines department in the French region of Ile-de-France on November 21, 2013 to slow down traffic during an 'operation escargot' (snail operation) called by the Ile-de-France farmers union FDSEA to protest against higher tax rates and the excess of regulations. The French government on November 21 ordered irate farmers blocking roads into Paris to halt their protest over tax hikes after accidents that left one person dead and six injured. AFP PHOTO / MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)