Ex-officer held over US death of unarmed black man

A man sacked as a police officer following the death of unarmed black man George Floyd in the US city of Minneapolis has been arrested, officials say.

Derek Chauvin is one of four police officers who were fired after Mr Floyd’s death in custody on Monday.

There have been days of protests, looting and arson after an officer was filmed kneeling on George Floyd’s neck.

The case has added to US anger over police killings of black Americans.

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