State Of Emergency In Charlottesville, US After Car Rams Into Crowd During

State Of Emergency In Charlottesville, US After Car Rams Into Crowd During

State Of Emergency In Charlottesville, US After Car Rams Into Crowd During

Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer also said in a statement that "the council's decision to give Chief Thomas the authority to enact a curfew as appropriate was made out of an abundance of caution".

He had previously tweeted a similar message about a auto driving into pedestrians in the city after a violence rally was dispersed.

Shortly following the violence, the area surrounding the statue was cleared by law enforcement.

A group of people described as anti-fascist, anti-racist counter-protesters continued to march in the streets of Charlottesville after the rally was officially shut down.

Virginia governor to white nationalists: 'Go home ... Shame on you'
On Saturday, a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia was met with protest from those who opposed racist messages. He has been charged with second-degree murder, three counts of malicious wounding, and one count related to leaving the scene.

Charlottesville Police Department said that Charlottesville City Council empowers the chief of local police to restrict assembly and movement of persons and vehicles in the city after the violent clashes over the far-right rallies.

It's unclear if the people struck by the auto were part of the alt-right rally or protesters or both. but you hear someone in the first video yell, "That nazi drove into people!" The number of injuries has not been immediately disclosed.

The counter protesters were there in response to a "Unite the Right" rally, which consists of white nationalists and other right-wing groups, according to the city's verified twitter account.

First lady Melania Trump tweeted "let's communicate w/o hate in our hearts".

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