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USA: Mob attacks machete-wielding man during George Floyd protests01:32

USA: Mob attacks machete-wielding man during George Floyd protests

United States, Dallas
June 1, 2020 at 23:32 GMT -00:00 · Published

A machete-wielding man was surrounded and beaten by a crowd of protesters in Dallas on Saturday, as riots and violence continued in the wake of George Floyd's death.

The man was reportedly confronting protesters with a machete in an attempt to protect his store from looters when he was assaulted.

According to reports, he was hospitalised by the time police forces arrived at the scene.

Violent incidents are spreading across many US cities, prompting curfews and the deployment of the National Guard.

USA: Mob attacks machete-wielding man during George Floyd protests01:32
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A machete-wielding man was surrounded and beaten by a crowd of protesters in Dallas on Saturday, as riots and violence continued in the wake of George Floyd's death.

The man was reportedly confronting protesters with a machete in an attempt to protect his store from looters when he was assaulted.

According to reports, he was hospitalised by the time police forces arrived at the scene.

Violent incidents are spreading across many US cities, prompting curfews and the deployment of the National Guard.

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