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In pictures: Ferguson rioting

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Image caption Ferguson, Missouri, has seen a week of unrest as riots flared up in response to the shooting dead of an unarmed black teenager by police.
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Image caption Anger remains high over the death of Michael Brown, 18, shot on 9 August in the mainly black suburb of St Louis.
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Image caption On Saturday, an overnight curfew was imposed in Ferguson in an attempt to stem the riots.
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Image caption Police broke up a crowd of at least 150 people who gathered in defiance of the curfew. One person was said to be in a critical condition after a shooting incident near Red The Man's BBQ.
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Image caption Police said they moved in after receiving a report of people breaking into the restaurant and climbing on to the roof.
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Image caption Police also deployed smoke bombs and tear gas in an attempt to disperse the crowd.
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Image caption Police said that seven people had been arrested in further unrest on Saturday night but not in connection with the curfew.
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Image caption The confrontation ended nearly an hour after the midnight curfew went into place.
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Image caption Earlier in the week, shops in Ferguson were looted by rioters and the owners have since boarded up their windows.