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The Governor of Utah declared a state of emergency in the state capital

Utah Governor Gary Herbert declared a state of emergency in the state capital, salt lake city, in connection with the outbreak in the city during the protests, reports The Hill.

A group of demonstrators gathered Thursday night outside the local Prosecutor's office after the Agency announced that the use of force in the incident with 22-year-old Bernardo Palacios-a Carbajal, who died in the shooting by police was justified. According to police, after protesters began to smash Windows in the building of Prosecutor's office, a meeting of people declared to be illegal. In addition, as reported, the demonstrators used pepper gas against the police. As a result, one police officer was taken to hospital, two protesters were detained.