Up to 1,800 US National Guard troops mobilized in wake of Washington DC protests

Up to 1,800 US National Guard troops mobilized in wake of Washington DC protests
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Pentagon has ordered to deploy up to 1,800 US National Guard troops after protesters supporting current President Donald Trump swarmed the US Capitol and attempted to break into the Congress building, APA reports citing Fox News.

"…the Pentagon authorized the mobilization of the entire DC National Guard, which is approximately 1,800 troops, which will take several hours to mobilize," the television channel reported citing its military sources.

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