Images of a headscarfed woman on a French beach being surrounded and fined by police officers in the southern French city of Nice have gone viral amid an increasingly heated debate over the burkini ban imposed by some French towns.

France: photos of beach police fining headscarfed woman go viral as Court decides on burkini ban

Images of a headscarfed woman on a French beach being surrounded and fined by police officers in the southern French city of Nice have gone viral amid an increasingly heated debate over the burkini ban imposed by some French towns.