Riots in London grow

 
Groups of young people on Sunday evening, August 7, staged riots in London's Enfield, in the north of the city. According to Sky News, to the streets of at least 200 people. In the area of broken shop windows and attacked a police car.

Representatives of Scotland Yard confirmed that on suspicion of looting several arrests.
In Enfield, as well as in neighboring Tottenhem where riots occurred on the night of August 7, tightened extra police to patrol the streets.
It is also reported that the number of people arrested in connection with the events in Tottenheme reached 55 (previously reported 42-arrested). They are accused of organizing riots, looting, theft and other crimes.

During the riots, the 26 police injured, eight of whom had to be hospitalized, and 11 people.
Pogroms in Tottenheme, which were attended by about 300 people, began with a rally at the police station. The demonstrators came to protest the death of a local resident, Mark Duggan, who was killed in a shootout with police.
Duggan's relatives condemned the riots and called for their cessation. The older brother was killed in an interview Sky News also asked not to submit his relative "some gangster" and stressed that Mark Duggan, a father of four, was "a good man, an exemplary family man."
Previously reported that Duggan opened fire on the police, stopped the car to check it, and was killed by return fire.

Groups of young people on Sunday evening, August 7, staged riots in London's Enfield, in the north of the city. According to Sky News, to the streets of at least 200 people. In the area of broken shop windows and attacked a police car.
Representatives of Scotland Yard confirmed that on suspicion of looting several arrests.
In Enfield, as well as in neighboring Tottenhem where riots occurred on the night of August 7, tightened extra police to patrol the streets.
It is also reported that the number of people arrested in connection with the events in Tottenheme reached 55 (previously reported 42-arrested). They are accused of organizing riots, looting, theft and other crimes.
During the riots, the 26 police injured, eight of whom had to be hospitalized, and 11 people.
Pogroms in Tottenheme, which were attended by about 300 people, began with a rally at the police station. The demonstrators came to protest the death of a local resident, Mark Duggan, who was killed in a shootout with police.
Duggan's relatives condemned the riots and called for their cessation. The older brother was killed in an interview Sky News also asked not to submit his relative "some gangster" and stressed that Mark Duggan, a father of four, was "a good man, an exemplary family man."
Previously reported that Duggan opened fire on the police, stopped the car to check it, and was killed by return fire.

 

London police arrest 42 alleged participants in the riots that occurred in the British capital on the night of August 7 television reported Sky News. They were charged with public order offenses, theft and burglary.

Rioters looted and burned several shops and destroyed dozens of cars in Tottenheme, a northern district of London. According to various reports, the riots involved 200 to 300 men, who were armed with stones, Molotov cocktails and materials at hand. As a result of street clashes injured 26 policemen, eight of whom were hospitalized.

Deputies of British Parliament for Tottenham, where the riots occurred, David Lammy criticized to the London police. According to him, the police had to intervene before the riots became widespread. A police spokesman in an interview with BBC News admitted that the incident caught the police by surprise.

In the statement on the website of London Police said that the police did not immediately able to control the situation, as they proved to strong resistance. It also states that the police have already studied recording cameras, and all the perpetrators will be brought to justice.

The riots began with a mass demonstration outside Tottenham police station. The participants of the demonstration came to protest against the death of a 29-year Mark Duggan, who was killed on the eve of a police officer. A man was shot dead after his car was stopped for inspection. Duggan was armed and opened fire, wounding one of the policemen. Police have launched an investigation into the incident.

SQL - 6 | 0,907 сек. | 7.75 МБ