US Capitol Violence: World Leaders Condemn Clashes In Washington DC
New Delhi: Just a week into the new year, the world on Thursday woke up to the scenes of violent protests taking place in Washington DC’s centre of power. Scores of protestors forced their way into the Capitol building on Wednesday causing National troops to mobilise in Washington after Trump supporters came out to support Donald. Trump had called for ‘peaceful protests’ on Wednesday. Trump supporters later stormed the building and disrupted the Congress certification of Democrat President-elect Joe Biden.
One woman was fatally shot as protestors clashed with the police in Washington DC and later died according to Washington Police spokeswoman.
Washington Mayor ordered dusk to dawn curfew in the state and National Guard is in place to help Washington DC authorities to help re-establish order in the capital.
Leaders from all over the world have come out to criticise the violence which ensued in a bid to overturn Trump’s defeat in US presidential polls held last year.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Indian PM Modi, New Zealand PM Ardern, UK PM Johnson, French President Macron and many more joined in to condemn the scenes that unfolded in US Capitol building.