Aftermath of hit and run incident
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Three killed protecting property during Birmingham riots

A bereaved father has called for calm, after three men were 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.

Claire Marshall reports.

  • 10 Aug 2011
  • From the section UK