The number of detained rioters in Washington exceeded 200

In Washington, where continuing unrest in connection with the inauguration of the 45th President of the USA of Donald trump, police detained at least 217 people. About it reports Reuters.

During the clashes with activists were injured six police officers.

The detainees will be detained all night, the next day they appear before the court.

Protests take place a few blocks from Pennsylvania Avenue, where there are official celebrations on the occasion of trump’s office. Throughout the city groups the protesters are chanting slogans against trump and carrying placards “trump is not the President” and “Make racists afraid again”.

The riots began during the inauguration ceremony. The protesters began fighting with police. Approximately 500 people in masks-balaclavas or scarves obscuring the face, marched through the center of Washington, smashing Windows and breaking glass in parked cars and stores.