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Morning Star: I can’t breathe – Protesters clash with police after death of George Floyd

PROTESTERS clashed with police in the US city of Minneapolis today, responding to Monday’s killing of a black man in police custody.

Footage of a white police officer kneeling on George Floyd’s neck for eight minutes, ignoring his pleas for help, was captured on video.

Hundreds took to the streets where the 46-year-old was killed displaying banners reading “I can’t breathe,” the words he was repeatedly heard saying.

Demonstrators were met with a wall of riot police who fired tear gas and projectiles at the crowd.

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