08 Aug '11, 2am

More Violent Riots Break Out in London: Were These Planned? | Care2 Causes

More Violent Riots Break Out in London: Were These Planned? | Care2 Causes

A second set of riots broke out in north and south London on Sunday night, leaving officials even more concerned about the possibility for mounting violence . According to the Guardian , police were deployed to the Enfield and Brixton neighborhoods of London to deal with large groups of teenage boys, who seemed to have preplanned an attack against the police. In Enfield, about six miles north of last night’s riots, the boys had torn bricks from walls to throw at police. In Brixton, stores were targeted by looters. There were reports of disturbances in other neighborhoods, leading to questions about whether the latest riots were planned and coordinated. The potential for future conflict is clear, especially since some commenters reacted by blaming the rioters as “lunatics,” engaging in a “chilling orgy of random destruction.” This characterization does not adequately portra...

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