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4 Minnesota Police Officers Sacked After Death Of Black Man Seen Pinned Down In Video

The four Minnesota Police Officers who were involved in the incident that lead to the death of a black man identified as George Floyd have been dismissed from thier duties .

Floyd according to the BBC died after a disturbing video emerged on social media showing a police officer with his knee on the neck of the deceased.

In the video floyd was seen to have repeatedly yelled out, “I can’t breathe.” while a police officer pined him to the ground.

After the incident Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo on Tuesday morning said the officers involved have been placed on paid leave but in a later tweet confirmed their dismissal from the force.

Meanwhile reacting to their dismissal Twitter users protested saying termination was not enough punishment for the officers.

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