Pedestrians killed in 'hit-and-run' in Birmingham riots
Three men have been run over and killed as they protected property in a second night of violence in Birmingham.
The men aged 31, 30 and 21 were hit by a car in Winson Green. They were taken to City Hospital where about 200 people from the Asian community gathered.
Witnesses said the men were in a group protecting their community after riot police were called into the city.
Police have arrested a 32-year-old who is being questioned on suspicion of murder following the deaths.
Claire Marshall reports.
- 10 August 2011
- BBC News