U2 can­cels St Louis con­cert amid protests

Sunday Independent (Ireland) - - Today In Your Sunday Independent -

Se­cu­rity con­cerns forced U2 to can­cel a con­cert in St Louis at the last minute when vi­o­lent protests erupted in the city.

Nine po­lice of­fi­cers were in­jured in clashes with de­mon­stra­tors protest­ing af­ter a Mis­souri judge ac­quit­ted a for­mer po­lice of­fi­cer of the mur­der of a black man.

The band an­nounced that they were pulling the plug on yes­ter­day’s con­cert due to con­cerns over fans’ safety.

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