Violent clashes outside White House as hundreds voice anger at police killing | George Floyd protest

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Published on 30 May 2020, 10:10
Violent clashes erupted outside the White House during Friday night as hundreds of protesters angered by George Floyd’s death squared off against police officers in plastic shields and helmets.

Demonstrations had been largely peaceful when protesters voiced their frustration before a line of policemen early on Friday evening but after midnight the stand-off escalated.

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More than 70 officers formed a defensive line before the White House as protesters chanted, shouted and at times hit out at those protecting the president’s residence.

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