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Uber and Lyft to suspend the provision of services in certain cities in the United States

Services road transport and shipping Uber and Lyft halted in weekend services in some U.S. cities at the request of local authorities against the background of a curfew imposed because of the riots after the death of the African-American George Floyd, the newspaper reports Axios.

"Some cities requested that we have completely suspended work, while others want to ensure the availability of Uber to deliver basic services," the company said. Uber has announced that it has suspended work in Minneapolis, San Francisco and downtown Los Angeles.

The publication reports that the two companies involved with the delivery of food DoorDash and Postmates also suspended work. Representatives of Lyft have confirmed the newspaper that he had suspended work in accordance with the requirements of the local authorities.

The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which show that the police put the handcuffs Floyd, knocked him down and piled on top of him, the three of us, and one of them stepped on his knee on the neck. Floyd on video several times says that he can not breathe, then fades. He died in intensive care. After the riots, fired four police officers and one of them was accused of murder by negligence.