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USA: Ferguson journalist tear-gassed badly but helped by protesters01:26

USA: Ferguson journalist tear-gassed badly but helped by protesters

United States, St Louis
August 19, 2014 at 20:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Protesters helped a journalist recover from a tear-gas attack by the police in Ferguson early Tuesday morning, spraying milk and water into his eyes to try and calm the burning. Reports of a gunshot victim have emerged, though there has been no confirmation that the injured person is a protester, bystander or police officer.

The attorney general of the United States is now en route to Ferguson as federal authorities seek to calm tensions in the town, with unrest now continuing for over a week. Protesters are demanding justice for the slain African-American teen who was gunned down by law enforcement. Brown was shot six times with two shots to his head, according to the first autopsy. Eye witness accounts say Brown’s hands were raised as he was killed.

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Protesters helped a journalist recover from a tear-gas attack by the police in Ferguson early Tuesday morning, spraying milk and water into his eyes to try and calm the burning. Reports of a gunshot victim have emerged, though there has been no confirmation that the injured person is a protester, bystander or police officer.

The attorney general of the United States is now en route to Ferguson as federal authorities seek to calm tensions in the town, with unrest now continuing for over a week. Protesters are demanding justice for the slain African-American teen who was gunned down by law enforcement. Brown was shot six times with two shots to his head, according to the first autopsy. Eye witness accounts say Brown’s hands were raised as he was killed.

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