Curfew after riots in Charlotte

Curfew after riots in Charlotte

World September 23, 2016 06:27

charlotte - The authorities have imposed a curfew in the US city Charlotte. As demonstrators clashed repeatedly with police this week.

The curfew until further notice between midnight and 06. 00 am. Police in the city has now also been reinforced by the National Guard. The troops guarding buildings, so the police have more resources to deal with rioters.

Police officer Mike Campagna let CNN know the curfew will not be enforced too strictly, as long as the protests remain peaceful. ' We can use the curfew as things get out of hand. Hopefully that's not necessary. ''

The unrest in Charlotte following the death of a black man (43) was hit by a police bullet. The man had, according to the police a firearm in his hand. The family said earlier that it was a book.

Relatives of the men were shown video footage Thursday of the fatal confrontation. The movies were from the body cams agents. The family said then ', still have more questions than answers. '

The video images are outraging protesters not been made public. Hundreds of demonstrators gathered Thursday for the third night in a row in the city. Some chanted the demonstrators ' give the video freely. ' For the police people demanded in vain the images.\n  \n  \n   advertisement

The police had to intervene again when protesters blocked a highway. Agents include fired tear gas, after which the demonstrators retreated, according to local media. The protests were also mostly peaceful.

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