FOUR PEOPLE DEAD AT US CAPITOL PROTESTS

FOUR PEOPLE DEAD AT US CAPITOL PROTESTS

FOUR PEOPLE DEAD AT US CAPITOL PROTESTS

Written by Zulfick Farzan

07 Jan, 2021 | 10:15 am

Washington DC: Washington DC police say four people have died during the storming of the Capitol building.

In addition to the woman shot by police, three others died as a result of “medical emergencies”.

So far, more than 52 people have been arrested – 47 of them for curfew violations.

US media are reporting the woman shot and killed during the storming of the Capitol was San Diego resident Ashli Babbitt. A US Air Force veteran, she is thought to have been shot after entering the building alongside other rioters.

US broadcaster Fox5 spoke to the woman’s mother-in-law who said Babbitt had been a Trump supporter.

She is thought to have been shot at around 15:00 Washington time, and was rushed to hospital but later pronounced dead.

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