Today in Pictures: Sept. 15

Paris protests, a stumble at the Paralympics and more of Thursday's best photos.

Models show off the Marc Jacobs Spring 2017 collection during Fashion Week in New York on Sept. 15. Mary Altaffer / AP
A young girl sells balloons by the Yamuna River as devotees carrying idols of the Hindu god Ganesh, the deity of prosperity, immerse the idol on the last day of the ten-day-long Ganesh Chaturthi festival in Delhi, India. CATHAL MCNAUGHTON / Reuters

A demonstrator with a painted face sits on a traffic light as French police secure the area during a protest against the government's controversial labor reforms in Paris. French police fired teargas and stun grenades during clashes with protesters who threw molotov cocktails, the latest outbreak of violence over the controversial new laws. Twelve people were arrested in the capital, where around 13,000 people took part in the rally against measures aimed at loosening France's notoriously rigid employment laws, the 14th such demonstrations in six months.


Visually-impaired sprinter Mohamed Amguoun of Morocco falls after winning the 400-meter at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

PHOTOS: Triumphs and Crashes at Paralympic Games

Members of the Royal Tank Regiment stand in front of a replica of World War I Mark IV tank, placed in London's Trafalgar Square to mark the day 100 years ago when tanks were first used in battle. Britain sent tanks onto the front line for the very first time at the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Daniel Leal-Olivas / PA Wire via Zuma Press

A crane lifts a shipping container toppled by Typhoon Meranti in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.

PHOTOS: Typhoon Meranti Strikes Taiwan

TYRONE SIU / Reuters
A swimmers passes a swan during an early morning dip at The Serpentine Lake in London. TOBY MELVILLE / Reuters
People gather at the scene where two trains collided near Multan, Pakistan. An express train crashed into a freight train, killing at least four people and injuring 93, an emergency rescue service said. STRINGER / Reuters

A relative of an alleged drug user killed during a police operation mourns in Paranaque City, south of Manila, Philippines, on Sept. 14.

More than 3,500 people, or about 47 per day, have been killed in the past 10 weeks during President Rodrigo Duterte's anti-crime crackdown, some 58 percent by unknown assailants and the rest in legitimate police operations, according to police.

Wednesday in Pictures: Sept. 14