Several injured after car drives into holiday parade in U.S. state of Wisconsin

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Carnival in Milwaukee-Wisconsin/Pixabay

The Xinhua reported according to US local media, a vehicle plowed into a crowd at an annual holiday parade on Sunday afternoon in the northeastern U.S. state of Wisconsin, causing multiple injuries.

It mentioned, the incident happened at around 4:30 p.m. local time (2230 GMT) in the city of Waukesha.

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Milwaukee-Wisconsin/Pixabay

Several video clips posted on social media showed that a red SUV broke through barriers and ran into the crowd at a high speed, and police officers fired multiple shots when the car drove away.

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The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported, police have shut down several streets in downtown Waukesha, and a number of emergency services are responding to the scene.

Source: xinhua