At least three people were killed Saturday night in downtown Indianapolis during protests caused by the death of African-American George Floyd after harsh police custody. This was announced by the city police chief Randal Taylor, reports CNN.
In addition, a police officer was slightly injured. According to Taylor, law enforcement officials are investigating and advising citizens to avoid areas where protests are taking place.
It is reported that American cities began to impose curfews one after another due to increasing unrest.
Curfew has been imposed in 25 cities from 16 states, including Beverly Hills, Los Angeles (California), Denver (Colorado), Miami (Florida), Atlanta (Georgia), Chicago (Illinois), Louisville (Kentucky), Minneapolis and St. Paul (Minnesota), Rochester (New York). Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton, Toledo (Ohio).
In Oregon, curfews have been imposed in Eugene and Portland. Also in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, PA. In South Carolina, curfews have been imposed in Charleston and Columbia.
Also, a special regime operates in the cities of Nashville (Tennessee), Salt Lake City (Utah), Seattle (Washington), and Milwaukee (Wisconsin).
Curfew imposed primarily on the weekend.
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вЂњPeople can only leave their homes to go to work at the facilities they need or to seek medical or police help,вЂќ Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenny explained.