Five Police Officers Dead after Dallas Protest

World | July 8, 2016, Friday // 07:23|  views

A handout picture released by the Dallas Police Department shows a possible suspect in the shooting of multiple police officers during a protest in Dallas, Texas, US, July 07, 2016.

A fifth police officer has died after shootings in Dallas that followed an anti-violence protest, authorities say.

The shooting has occurred amid protests that erupted as two black men died after being shot by police.

Another six officers have been injured, one being in a critical condition.

Police say the men were hit by snipers.

Two suspects have been taken to custody.

Two men, Philando Castile and Alton Sterling, were shot earlier this week in separate incidents in Minnesota and Louisiana.

Their deaths sparked protests over police violence applied on African Americans.

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