Trump supporters storm U.S. Capitol in attempt to stage coup, as fears grow about bombs and guns around the building

Donald Trump’s supporters have stormed the United States Capitol building in an attempt to stage a coup as Congress was about to certify Joseph R. Biden’s win.

The Capitol has been put on lockdown as fear grows that there might be bombs and guns around the building.

DC Mayor has ordered a 6 p.m. curfew, even as the Vice President Mike Pence has been ushered out of the Senate building by the secret police.

House of Representatives members and Senators have been given gas masks and are being evacuated out of the Capitol building.

The protesters stormed the building after President Donald Trump delivered remarks calling for actions and ranting about election fraud.

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Simon Ateba is Chief White House Correspondent for Today News Africa. Simon covers President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, the U.S. government, the United Nations, the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and other financial and international institutions in Washington D.C. and New York City.

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