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Photos: Violence erupts at white supremacist rally in Charlottesville

by VICE News
Aug 12 2017, 3:19pm

Violence broke out during a protests by white supremacists and nationalists in Charlottesville, Virginia, Saturday, as the governor declared a state of emergency. A car plowed into counter-protesters, causing one death and dozens of injuries.

White supremacists and members of the “alt-right,” many of whom were armed, clashed with counter-protesters and law enforcement, leaving several more people injured. President Trump condemned the violence on Twitter “from all sides” without explicitly condemning white supremacists.

Read more of VICE News’ coverage from Charlottesville.

Below is a collection photos, tweets, and social media footage from Charlottesville on Saturday:

People gather at a vigil in McGuffey Park in Charlottesville, Virginia.Zach Caldwell for VICE News
White nationalist protesters hold shields as they clash with a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
A man holds up a poster of former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama during a protest rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
White nationalists clash against a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
A man is seen with an injury during a clash between members of white nationalist groups and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.REUTERS/Joshua Roberts
A crowd of white nationalists is met by a group of counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.REUTERS/Justin Ide
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