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Washington DC mayor declares curfew amid unrest

Mayor of the District of Columbia Muriel Bowser declared on Wednesday a citywide curfew starting from 6:00 pm ET amid the ongoing protests in the capital.

The announcement follows the reports Washington had deployed tear gas and requested the National Guard's help to calm the civil unrest.

The United States Congress went into an abrupt lockdown amid the protests that emerged after Vice President Mike Pence refused President Donald Trump's request to overturn the results of the 2020 elections.

Breaking the News / JR