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About 700 people were arrested during the night in new York against the backdrop of unrest

About 700 people were arrested during the night in new York against the backdrop of unrest, despite the curfews, reports NBC, citing the police.

Previously, the government of the day extended the curfew in new York. For the first time since the beginning of the unrest, a curfew in new York was introduced on Monday. It started at 23.00 (6.00 am GMT), but the protesters did not comply.

In total, new York for five days of protests over the death of African American George Floyd was arrested 2 thousand people.

As the channel, the peaceful protests escalated into vandalism, looting and clashes with police. Many stores are boarded up with boards the Windows, to avoid robbery. During the night several police officers were injured, in particular Sergeant of the NYPD that investigated cases of looting in the Bronx. A police officer was hit by a car, he was seriously injured. Just last week affected more than 40 police officers.

The cities of the U.S., a wave of protests and unrest after the death in Minneapolis at the hands of police of African-American George Floyd. In the Internet appeared the video, which 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.