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Protests in US over Zimmerman verdict

People across the US take to the streets to protest 'not guilty' verdict of teenager Trayvon Martin's killer.

Last Modified: 15 Jul 2013 01:50
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People took to the streets across the country to voice their anger after the killer of the 17 year-old Trayvon Martin was found not guilty.

The jury decided that he used deadly force for self-defence.

The US Justice Department says it will launch a civil rights inquiry into the death.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports from Florida.

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