The US Capitol, the seat of the legislative federal government, was under siege on January 6, 2021.

Trump supporters were protesting Biden's win as US President.

But the protests took a violent turn...

The police had arrested 30 people, and the death toll currently stands at 4.

As on January 7, 2021

The protests were a reaction to a rally Trump held earlier in the day, where he said the election had been rigged to make him lose.

US Media reported that Trump instigated his supporters toward violence. The protesters raided the U.S. Capitol Hill building and vandalised it.

As protesters stormed the capitol building, Vice President Pence presided over a joint sitting that formally elected Biden as US President.

The mayor of Washington D.C. has imposed a curfew of 15 days on the city.

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