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New Orleans will pay 13 million euros to conduct agents after hurricane Katrina

New Orleans will pay 13 million euros to conduct agents after hurricane Katrina

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The city of New Orleans offers apologies and money for the conduct of police officers during the chaotic aftermath of hurricane Katrina, in 2005.

American police officers shot when on inhabitants. A 40-year-old mentally disabled man and a boy of 17, were shot dead on the Danziger Bridge and four other people were injured.

New Orleans has 17 plaintiffs signed a contract and pay them a total of 13.3 million dollars (nearly 12.8 million euro).

In april, five policemen found guilty of the shooting and wounding of the victims, all black and unarmed. Also, a few days after Katrina, there was still a man shot and killed Henry Glover. The agent in him doodschoot was eventually acquitted. Another agent was found guilty of the burning of the body of Glover.

Also the murder of the 48-year-old Raymons Robair was part of the agreement. He was all for the hurricane beaten to death by a cop.

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