August 10, 2020

Over 30 U.S Cities have been hit by Protest

Over 30 U.S Cities have been hit by Protest

Over 30 US cities have been hit by protests following the death of a black man who was pinned to the ground under the knee of a white police officer in Minneapolis.

Some of the protests have turned violent, with demonstrators in Minneapolis looting shops and setting a police station on fire.

According to CNN, at least 25 cities in 16 states have imposed curfews, including Minneapolis, Los Angeles and Miami.

National Guard troops have been deployed in Minnesota and elsewhere. Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the White House on Saturday night. A car was set on fire, building windows were smashed, and clashes broke out with police. A police car in New York’s Union Square was set on fire.

A 21-year-old man was shot to death in Detroit on Friday. Another person in Indianapolis was shot and killed on Saturday. US media say about 1,400 people in 17 cities have been detained.