US: Protests spread with dozens of arrests against the killing



    US: Protests spread with dozens of arrests against the killing

    July 10, Dallas: Protests continue to spread across cities in United States against the killing of black men by police, following recent deaths in Minnesota and Louisiana.

    Roads were blocked and missiles thrown in Minnesota, while armed New Black Panther Party members confronted police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

    According to the reports, dozens of arrests have been made but the rallies were mostly peaceful. The situation is also tense in Dallas, where five officers were killed by a black man during a protest rally.

    Security levels were raised at the police HQ after anonymous threats were received but an all clear was given after a search of a car park for a "suspicious person".

    The protests against police killings were sparked by the deaths of Philando Castilein Minnesota and Alton Sterling in Louisiana.

    In St Paul, Minnesota, overnight, fireworks, bottles and rocks were thrown at police as the demonstration closed a main interstate highway, causing gridlock, BBC news reported.

    The Oslo Times International News Network

     
     

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