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Woman dies after shooting in U.S. Capitol

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A female Trump supporter had died after being shot inside the US Capitol when MAGA supporters stormed the building and violently clashed with police in a bid to stop Joe Biden's victory being certified.

The woman was shot in the chest on Wednesday afternoon after chaotic scenes broke out when dozens of Trump supporters breached security perimeters at the Capitol.

She died several hours later, law enforcement sources said. It was not immediately clear who shot the woman. Dozens of police were also reportedly injured in the violence. 

At least one explosive device was found near the Capitol amid the violence, according to law enforcement sources.

The National Guard was deployed to help police enforce a 6pm curfew in DC. Hundreds of protesters remained on the Capitol grounds after the curfew went into effect and Mayor Muriel Bowser refused to say if violators would be arrested. (Daily Mail)

  Comments - 4

  • Elwyn Thursday, 07 January 2021 06:44 AM

    We thought that the only maniac politicians were pohottuwa members in Sri Lanka. Looks like there's a branch in the USA!

    Kumar Thursday, 07 January 2021 07:05 AM

    Man invented democracy and apes got hold of it. Problem in the world now.

    Stingray Thursday, 07 January 2021 07:06 AM

    Just how Trump does it is beyond our imagination!!!

    BigEars Thursday, 07 January 2021 07:14 AM

    I was watching whole episode last nice hight and the behaviour of the Trump supports or the group instigated by Trump was disgraceful. Sad, but they deserved in. The Capital Hill not guarded or close like our parliament and any one can walk through it. This is how these trump supports used this time tested culture.

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