Mahatma Gandhi statue outside Indian Embassy in Washington DC desecrated

WION Web Team NEW DELHI Jun 04, 2020, 09.00 AM(IST)

Mahatma Gandhi statue outside Indian Embassy in Washington. Photograph:( ANI )

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The United States Park police have launched an investigation into the desecration of the statue, the news agency said quoting sources.

Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside the Indian Embassy in Washington DC desecrated by unruly elements involved in the ongoing protests in the US. 

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The United States Park police have launched an investigation into the desecration of the statue.

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Following the incident, protesters have taken to the streets across the country to protest against police brutality and racial injustice. Some of the protesters have also resorted to violence and looting.