In the American town of Charlottesville in Virginia state of emergency after the collision, the white nationalists and their opponents. It is reported by The New York Times.
White nationalists protested against the demolition of the city’s monument to General Lee, the leader of the army of the southern Confederacy in the Civil war 1861-1865. The demonstration was the largest rally of supporters of the racist South in recent years and turned into clashes in the night from Friday to Saturday. The protesters in helmets and shields gathered at the statue of Lee and kept Confederate flags, shouted slogans of the Nazis, including “Jews, we will not supplant”, “not expel”.
Soon they were surrounded by hundreds of enemies, and the streets formed barricades. At 23:00 local time( 6:00 on Kiev), clashes with the use of pepper gas.
Police cleared the area before noon, and the national guard of Virginia came when officers began to arrest for illegal Assembly of those who remained. Virginia Governor Terry MC Auliff and the speaker of the house of representatives Paul Ryan condemned the violence.
It is also reported that at full speed into a crowd of opponents racists drove the car, there are wounded.
Video of car hitting anti-racist protestors. Let there be no confusion: this was deliberate terrorism. My prayers with victims. Stay home. pic.twitter.com/MUOZs71Pf4
– Brennan Gilmore (@brennanmgilmore) 12 August 2017 R.
Previously published video of night clashes.