WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 (Xinhua) -- Governor of the U.S. state of Virginia Terry McAuliffe declared the state of emergency on Saturday after violent clashes took place at a big white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in Virginia.
Several people were reportedly injured during the clashes before the official start of the "Unite the Right" march scheduled at noon.
There are reports of urine being tossed at reporters and the air is said to be filled with pepper spray, mace and tear gas.
A federal judge declared on Friday that the gathering was "unlawful." Enditem