09 Aug '11, 10am

London communities begin riot clean-up

London communities begin riot clean-up

Londoners began cleaning up their city after a third night of riots on Tuesday, aided by a Twitter and Facebook campaign which rallied people to the most damaged areas. -- PHOTO: REUTERS LONDON (AFP) - LONDONERS began cleaning up their city after a third night of riots on Tuesday, aided by a Twitter and Facebook campaign which rallied people to the most damaged areas. Fires broke out across the capital on Monday night as looters smashed up and set ablaze buildings, shops and cars, while violence also broke out in the cities of Birmingham, Liverpool and Bristol. In Peckham in south-east London, about 20 members of the community arrived on the high street on Tuesday morning armed with dustpans and brushes to offer small businesses help in cleaning up their shops which had been smashed in. 'I was devastated when I saw what happened last night. I was really angry so I thought ...

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