UK riots - 2011

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RiotWombles on the march: After yobs devastate London streets, Twitter-inspired community clean up begins

They came armed with brooms and the odd wheelbarrow.

Where youths had roamed the streets with bricks and bats just hours earlier, a new army had appeared.

Invoking London’s famous ‘Blitz spirit’, volunteers responded defiantly to the worst violence the city has witnessed in decades by rolling up their sleeves and helping in the clean-up.

Riotwombles: Volunteers wait to clear up after overnight disturbances in Clapham Junction, in south London

Armed and ready: Local residents with brooms and bin liners volunteered to clean up following rioting in Battersea

Clean sweep: Brooms at the ready, people brought together through Twitter gather to clear up Clapham Junction, devastated in the riots last night

'London hates looters': More volunteers in Clapham Junction, where they have congregated after call outs on Twitter

Helping hands: Part of a group of about 300 volunteers help clear the remains of destroyed vehicles in Hackney, north London


Ready: Volunteers spilled on to the streets of Clapham with brooms eager to get the clean-up under way after the devastation in their community

Residents of Hackney club together to clean the streets outside their homes

'RiotWombles' sweeping to victory on the Walworth Road in Camberwell


Clapham clean-up: Volunteers don rubber gloves to sweep the streets and pick up broken glass following the riots in the London suburb

Burnt out cars are removed from a residential street in Hackney this afternoon as the clean-up begins

Aftermath: A fire fighter douses a burnt out building in Croydon, Surrey, following a third night of civil unrest on the streets of London

Wreck: A fireman walks past the burnt out shell of 140-year-old Reeves Furniture store in Croydon this morning

Smashed: An internal view of damage to shop on London Road in Croydon

The inside of a Tesco Metro on East Dulwich Road in south London

Damage caused by looters in a mobile phone shop on Clapham High Street

Counting the cost: A woman speaks on the phone in Big Jim's Trims, a shop looted in Ealing

A man sweeps glass from outside an organic food shop on Ealing High Street

A burnt out car is removed from Ealing High Street

A burnt out smart car is seen on Ealing High Street

Street cleaners sweep around burned out vehicles along Princess Avenue, in the Toxteth area of Liverpool, after rioting there

A council bulk rubbish truck is destroyed after a fire set by rioters in Toxteth, Liverpool

The Sony Distribution Center in Enfield that was looted and set alight by rioters on Monday evening


--- அன்புடன் உங்கள் சகோதரன்: 
பரங்கிப்பேட்டை - காஜா நஜிமுதீன், ரியாத்.

Thank you Allah for the strengths and beauties of our nation.
We pray that You keep our country and our neighbors safe.
Please help our leaders use our tax money to save lives not take lives.
O God, help our country assist its poor and needy.
Ya Allah, protect our country from becoming unjust.
Help us, O God, make our country a welcoming nation again.
Ya Allah, keep us free.
Aameen.



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