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Riots in London

Violent riots have broken out in north London following a protest over the fatal shooting of a young father by police. A crowd of around 300 gathered in Tottenham High Road late on Saturday night, setting fire to two police cars and a double decker bus.
The cars, which were parked around 200 yards from the police station, were set upon shortly after dark.
A Metropolitan Police spokesman said: "Missiles were thrown at them. One was set alight and one was pushed into the middle of the High Road."
The Metropolitan Police have also opened their Gold Command Control centre, in south London - normally only used for major incidents, such as the Royal wedding and the student protests.
Rioters set a double decker bus ablazeSky home affairs correspondent Mark White, in Tottenham, said: "This is a significant move for the police.
"This control centre is only ever activated for maj

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Added: Aug-6-2011 Occurred On: Aug-6-2011
By: mattych
Tags: london, black, riot, fire, police, gun, shoot,
Location: Tottenham, England, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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