Ferguson unrest - Two FBI agents shot

2014-11-26 15:34
A day after the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. (Noah Berger, AP)

A day after the announcement that a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. (Noah Berger, AP)

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Ferguson - Two FBI officers were shot and wounded at a house in north St Louis County early on Wednesday, though it was not immediately clear if the incident was linked to racially-charged unrest in and around nearby Ferguson, media reported.

The agents were responding to a situation involving a person barricaded inside a house and suffered non-life threatening injuries, local broadcaster KSDK said on its website. The FBI did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

About 2 000 National Guard troops dispatched to the St Louis area helped police stave off a second night of rioting and arson after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, as sympathy protests spread to several US cities.

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