August 9th, 2011
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Riots broke out in London

London: Riots that broke out in London the other day, has spread to several other places in the country, plunging the country into a state of utter chaos.The rioting sparked by the death of an Afro-Caribbean youth in police shooting,extended into its third day and spread across London as groups of youngsters, mostly teenagers, went on a rampage attacking and looting shops and destroying public property.

Rampant looting and raging fires that engulfed London has spread to the cities of Birmingham, Liverpool and Bristol.  Police force has been strengthened in these regions to bring the situation under control.

215 people have been arrested. 35 officers were injured during the clash between the police personnel’s and the protesters. Though attempts to squash the riots were made earlier it revived with renewed energy. London Home secretary Theresa May told a press conference that rioting was totally unacceptable, strict action will be taken and those responsible for this violence violence and looting will be made to face the consequences of their actions.Most Londoners are home bound as getting on to the street has become increasingly dangerous.



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