Philadelphia police in US have said hundreds of looters are ransacking businesses in the city in a second night of unrest after police fatally shot a black man.
Police reinforcements as well as the National Guard have been deployed. Officials say 30 officers were hurt in the first night of clashes.
Police say officers opened fire on Walter Wallace, 27, when he ignored orders to drop a knife he was holding.
Mr. Wallace’s family say he was suffering a mental health crisis.
On Tuesday night, police warned residents to stay away from the riverfront Port Richmond district as widespread looting occurred. ENDS