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Capitol police officer dies from injuries in riot

Capitol police officer dies from injuries in riot
Officer Brian D. Sicknick died Thursday due to injuries sustained while on-duty, physically engaging with protesters at the U.S. Capitol, the statement said.

Capitol police officers in riot gear push back demonstrators who try to break a door of the U.Capitol Police says an officer who was injured after responding to riots at the Capitol has died.Sicknick joined the Capitol police in 2008.Democratic leaders of the House Appropriations Committee said the “tragic loss” of a Capitol police officer “should remind all of us of the bravery of the law enforcement officers who protected us, our colleagues, Congressional staff, the press corps and other essential workers″ during the hourslong takeover of the Capitol by pro-Trump protesters.

Capitol on Wednesday, Jan.Supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the Capitol on Wednesday as Congress was tallying the Electoral College votes to confirm Democrat Joe Biden won the election.

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