In neighboring Minneapolis St. Paul imposed a curfew

The mayor adjacent to the Minneapolis downtown St. Paul, Melvin Carter announced the introduction of a curfew in connection with the unrest caused by the death of George Floyd.

Earlier, the mayor Jacob Frey announced at the Minneapolis curfew, which will operate Friday from 20.00 local time until 6: 00 on Saturday (from 14.00 to 04.00 GMT) and during the same hours in the night on Sunday. Violators of the curfew will be fined up to $ 1,000 or imprisonment for up to 90 days.

Carter noted that an exception is made for employees of a number of media and residents, who would be returning home from work.

In Minnesota and some other States this week began with mass protests and unrest after the placement of online video, which captured the incident on may 25 in Minneapolis, the arrest of George Floyd on suspicion that he paid at the store with counterfeit cash. On black handcuffed me, threw it on the road. Police officer - white male - pushed him with his knee on the neck. Floyd shouted that he could not breathe but the police, as seen on the recording, do not pay attention to it. Shortly thereafter, the African American died at the hospital. The four officers who detained Floyd, was fired on may 26.

Began may 26 in Minneapolis the protests escalated into clashes with police, looting of shops and arson. The city declared a state of emergency. The Governor of Minnesota was brought in to maintain order soldiers of the National guard of the United States. On Friday, the Hennepin County attorney Michael Freeman said that the state government of Minnesota was charged with manslaughter ex-COP in connection with the death of Floyd after his arrest.