Washington police say 4 died in the Capitol invasion and at least 52 were arrested

A crowd of supporters of President Donald Trump took over the US Congress building, disrupting the raid session of Democrat Joe Biden's victory in the 2020 election process: Photo: Leah Millis / REUTERS

WASHINGTON – Fueled by his rhetoric by supporters of President Donald Trump, at least four people died and 52 were arrested in Washington on Wednesday, with Congress certifying the victory of presidential election candidate Sach Biden Capital was taken to stop, which was the final stage. Before the opening on the 20th.

Three people died from a medical emergency and a woman was shot on Capitol Hill. Police refused to disclose his name or the circumstances of the incident. Fourteen police officers were injured and two are hospitalized.

At a news conference, Washington’s chief of metropolitan police, Robert Conte, also said that 47 of the 52 arrests were related to city curfew violations. Only 26 of them, he said, were allegedly detained in the Capitol area. Several people were arrested for carrying firearms without the necessary license.

He also said that two domestic bombs were found at the headquarters of the national committees of the Republican and Democratic parties. On the outskirts of Congress, they seized a truck with Molotov cocktails.

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