In Minneapolis sent more than 500 soldiers of the national guard
More than 500 soldiers of the National guard of the United States directed to places of unrest in the American cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, where protests caused by the death of George Floyd, who died after police detention, according to the national guard of Minnesota.
Minneapolis and St. Paul earlier on Thursday requested the assistance of the National guard in the riot. In addition, the President of the United States Donald trump after criticism of the mayor Jacob Frey threatened to send in the Minneapolis national guard soldiers and "make it right".
Riots continue for the third day, people protest against the police action that led to the death of the African-American George Floyd. In the night of Friday, protesters burned a police station, law enforcement officers had to be evacuated from the roof by helicopter.
The death of Floyd caused the riots in Minneapolis and other cities after the appearance of "viral" video for his detention. The record shows, as the police tackled Floyd and handcuffed him, and one of the officers leaned a knee on his neck. The detainee first few times he says he can't breathe and then losing consciousness. Floyd was hospitalized, he died in intensive care.
When this information became widespread, the leadership of the city police announced the dismissal of four officers who participated in the arrest. The city held a protest, accompanied by vandalism and fires. The investigation into the death of Floyd has joined the FBI, which declared the case a priority.
Earlier, the mayor of Minneapolis Frey declared the city a state of emergency for up to 72 hours.