US city issues state of emergency, curfew after deadly shootings


MIAMI: Authorities within the metropolis of Miami Seashore within the US state of Florida have issued a state of emergency and a curfew after two lethal shootings.

The curfew got here into impact at 11.59 pm Sunday and can stay till 6 am on Monday, studies Xinhua information company.

Officers intend to impose comparable extra curfew restrictions from Thursday by way of March 27.

The measures got here after a person died and one other man was injured in a taking pictures in South Seashore on Friday evening, and one other lethal taking pictures in Miami Seashore early Sunday morning.

Miami Seashore Mayor Dan Gelber mentioned in a video message posted on Sunday that the crowds and presence of firearms have “created a peril that cannot go unchecked.”

A south Florida island metropolis, Miami Seashore will maintain a particular fee assembly on Monday afternoon “to discuss the restrictions beyond Monday”, in keeping with an official assertion.

The US has misplaced greater than 8,960 lives to gun violence to date this yr, in keeping with the Gun Violence Archive.

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