Police Disperse Ferguson Protests Ahead of Curfew


Police fired tear gas to disperse protesters on Sunday, August 17, in Ferguson on the eighth consecutive night of unrest in the St Louis County town. Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and a midnight curfew in Ferguson on August 16. St Louis County Police tweeted molotov cocktails had been thrown at officers and shots had been fired prior to the crackdown. Credit: Instagram/amykfullnelson

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