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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Smashed, looted and burned by the mob

Smashed, looted and burned by the mob: Inside the destruction of Baltimore as shopkeepers tell how they fled burning shops and one says he called police 50 times - and nobody came

The full extent of the damage done by the violence and rioting in Baltimore is graphically revealed today.

Dozens of shops, businesses and gas stations were burned and ransacked across the city as the streets were turned into a 'war zone'.

Shopkeepers told Daily Mail Online that they fled in terror as looters rampaged in as they were still inside - and stole everything.

A family of four had to flee their apartment above the liquor store they owned when it was set ablaze underneath them.

And a gas station owner said that he had lost $50,000 after his ATM was looted and his store ransacked.

Rajneesh Nagpal, 39, was furious that he had called the police 50 times but nobody came to help him.



Anonymous said...

NO one came because at that point they had to prioritize. Since the mayor did not call for assistance (oh, except the 40 original additional troopers), their main job was to protect lives and unfortunately, they had to start with themselves.

Anonymous said...

Are taxpayers going to be on the hook the rebuild that craphole of a city?

Anonymous said...

Shop owners in these areas have a couple to choices to survive:

1. Offer free soda/coffee to ALL law enforcement personnel 24hrs/day.

2. Sit in front you store with a few burly friends with weapons in clear view. They don't need to be loaded.

Worked for Baltimore in 1968.

Anonymous said...

3:29 Screw the empty guns, load them and use them!