[LISTEN] 11 officers shot during US protest

The shooting incidents have the world in shock, while some have said the incidents have America ‘brimming with racial tensions, nearing implosion’.

JOHANNESBURG - Eyewitness News correspondent Nadia Neophytou gives an update on developments on two separate incidents of white police officers shooting two black men - Alton Sterling and Philando Castile.

American authorities have confirmed that five police officers have died after 11 officers were shot by snipers during a protest against the death of the two men.

The incidents have the world in shock, while some have said the incidents have America 'brimming with racial tensions, nearing implosion'.

Two people are in custody for questioning on the shooting of the police officers.

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