US Capitol Police tighten security measures amid riot threat

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to police, Trump supporters plan to storm the Capitol Hill
19:48, 3 March 2021

In Washington, police tightens security near the US Capitol. According to police, supporters of former US President Donald Trump are planning to storm the building. The press service of the Capitol Police reported.

"The Department (of the Capitol Police, - ed.) is aware of concerning information and intelligence pertaining to March 4th, and continues to work with our law enforcement partners," the statement said.

Related: US Capitol on lockdown due to 'security threat'

It is noted that the Department has taken "immediate steps" to strengthen its own capabilities "for a number of days, including March 4th."

On January 6, Donald Trump's supporters broke into the building of the U.S. Congress, as the vote counting procedure took place there. The Congress was about to confirm Biden's victory in the U.S. presidential election last November. The session was interrupted and then resumed. Law enforcers pressed charges against more than 50 people.

Related: Special commission to investigate U.S. Capitol attack

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