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  • Elsewhere around the world, panic ensued in Dallas, Texas, where eleven police officers were shot during a protest

  • against the recent police shootings of two African Americans in the last three days

  • The police are closing in on the snipers, but many of the details are still unknown

  • Oh Soo-Young reports. Five policemen have been shot dead, and

  • six other officers wounded during a mass rally in Dallas, Texas over the fatal police shootings of two African American men this week

  • Around 9 p.m. local time, a group of snipers opened fire from elevated positions, hitting 11 officers

  • "I was walking and the snipers just started shooting, man. Like, all of the cops were

  • getting shot, man. I just saw cops bending over, man. There had to be like five or six

  • cops. They were all getting shot down, man"

  • According to Dallas Police Chief David Brown, it's unclear how many gunmen there were but

  • three suspects are currently in custody, and the fourth was cornered by officers at a

  • downtown garage. One suspect was arrested after a shootout

  • with authorities, and a suspicious package discovered nearby was secured and inspected

  • by a bomb squad, according to the police. Another suspect turned himself in after his

  • picture was posted on Twitter by the police, calling the man a "person of interest"

  • He was later released after questioning. The police also said, an individual spotted

  • with a camouflage bag had thrown it into a vehicle before driving off at high speed

  • Both occupants of the car were detained

  • The incident comes amid mounting public outrage over Wednesday's shooting of Philando Castile

  • the second black American to be shot and killed by police this week.

  • Castile's fiancee, who was with him in the car at the time, said he'd been shot four

  • or five times "for no reason," as he moved to take out his license and registration

  • She streamed his final moments on Facebook as he slumped, bleeding, against the driver's

  • seat. As the video circulated, thousands took to

  • the streets in protest across the country, in Washington, D.C., New York, Philadelphia

  • and Minnesota. According to data from the Washington Post

  • more than 500 people have been shot to death by police this year

  • Castile is believed to be the 123rd African American among them to have met this fate

  • Oh Soo-Young, Arirang News.

Elsewhere around the world, panic ensued in Dallas, Texas, where eleven police officers were shot during a protest

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Five policemen killed, 6 wounded at Texas rally against police shootings

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