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USA: Baltimore's students and teachers spend day off cleaning streets01:11

USA: Baltimore's students and teachers spend day off cleaning streets

United States, Baltimore
April 28, 2015 at 09:08 GMT +00:00 · Published

Some students and teachers began to clear up the debris on Tuesday after police and anti-police brutality protesters clashed overnight. Several buildings were set alight, including a CVS pharmacy in the north-west of the city.

Violence broke out on Monday, just hours after the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died in police custody on April 19, 2015. Gray's family say he suffered a severe spinal injury, that his voice box was crushed and his neck was snapped before he went into a coma and died. Police reports indicate that these injuries were sustained after his arrest.

All Baltimore public schools, major attractions and businesses were closed Tuesday. A state-of-emergency has also been declared in the city, imposing a 22.00 to 05.00 curfew, which will last for at least a week. The National Guard was also activated and have been dispatched to the area.

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Some students and teachers began to clear up the debris on Tuesday after police and anti-police brutality protesters clashed overnight. Several buildings were set alight, including a CVS pharmacy in the north-west of the city.

Violence broke out on Monday, just hours after the funeral of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, who died in police custody on April 19, 2015. Gray's family say he suffered a severe spinal injury, that his voice box was crushed and his neck was snapped before he went into a coma and died. Police reports indicate that these injuries were sustained after his arrest.

All Baltimore public schools, major attractions and businesses were closed Tuesday. A state-of-emergency has also been declared in the city, imposing a 22.00 to 05.00 curfew, which will last for at least a week. The National Guard was also activated and have been dispatched to the area.

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