Second black man killed in Ferguson

BBC – Police and protesters clashed again, 10 days after an officer shot dead an unarmed black teenager

The police killing of a second black man in Missouri in 11 days has threatened to further escalate tension.

Police officers shot dead a man who brandished a knife at them, St Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson said.

The 9 August shooting of Michael Brown, 18, sparked days of violent protests in the town of Ferguson, prompting a heavy police crackdown.

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