Fear and looting in Baltimore


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Fear and looting in Baltimore


Rioters looted stores and pelted police with rocks in Baltimore on Monday, April 27, after the funeral of Freddie Grey, an African American man whose death while in police custody reignited outrage over US police conduct towards blacks. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency in the port city of 620,000 and activated the National Guard as rioters prowled in small groups, ransacking shops and trashing police vehicles. Some cars were set on fire. 

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