MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Several dozens of civil activists chanting "hands up, don't shoot" were tear gassed after they approached the line of policemen who blocked the highway, ABC TV channel reported.
Local police chief defended the use of gas after he described the protest as unsafe.
Man says he's EMT pouring milk on people's eyes. "They gasses us no warning" pic.twitter.com/ilfsJ9yyoM— Laura GomezRodriguez (@Laura_GomezRod) July 9, 2016
The protest came following Thursday's night, when Micah Johnson, 25-year-old former US Army reservist, shot and killed five officers in Dallas during a protest against police-involved shootings of two African-American men in Louisiana and Minnesota earlier in the week.