One man was killed during the ongoing protests in the United States, provoked by the death of an unarmed black man in police custody. In an attempt to calm the situation in 25 cities, a curfew was announced.
Shooting at people in Indianapolis, wounded by rubber bullets journalists from Reuters in Minneapolis and hot spray against others again in the same city where it all started.
Riots spread across the country after colored George Floyd died in custody on Monday. Started peacefully, the protests escalated into violence – protesters blocked streets and intersections, sparked fires, shattered windows and clashed with police.
In Minnesota, 13,000 National Guard troops were mobilized. A number of cities, including Los Angeles, Atlanta, Miami and Chicago, have imposed curfews.
In New York, protests in the Harlem, Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods set fire to police cars, broken windows, and blocked some streets with trash cans. In Manhattan, shops were broken into and looted, and about 15 police cars were destroyed. 120 people were arrested. According to Mayor Bill de Blasio, the riots were provoked by agitators.
Bill de Blasio, Mayor of New York: We know for sure that people who are not from the city and our community enter the neighborhoods and try to dictate the rules.
For the second day in a row, there were demonstrations in front of the White House. US President Donald Trump condemned the violence and described it as the work of anarchists.