Three killed, 35 injured as car hits crowd in US

Sunday 13 August 2017 2 months ago 37   New York   Print

People receiving first aid after a car ran into a crowd of protesters in Charlottesville.

Report  Web Desk : In the US state of Virginia , three people have been killed and 35 five others injured in violent protests by white nationalist demonstrators and counter-protesters in Charlottesville city. In the most extreme incident, a man who appears to have been an attendee of the rally plowed his car into a group of counter protesters, killing thee person and injuring 35. The alleged driver, 20-year-old James Alex Fields, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder. Two state troopers were also killed when their helicopter, which had been assisting with the police response to the rally, crashed outside the city later in the day.(01)