Virginia: 'Unite the Right' rally sparks violence in Charlottesville
- 11 August 2017
A 'Unite The Right' rally organized by white nationalists protesting the removal of a confederate monument turns violent in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, 2017 as protesters clash with counter-protesters. The clashes led to policemen shutting down the protest. A few hours into the rally, a car slammed into a group of counter-protesters causing the death of one person and injuring at least 19 others . Terry McAuliffe, the governor of Virginia declared emergency in the state. Following the incident, nationwide solidarity rallies have been planned for the weekend.
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