Protesters in the us city of Baltimore demolished the monument to Christopher Columbus and threw him into the Bay. This writes the newspaper The Baltimore Sun.
The publication reports that the protesters did it during the fireworks, timed to the independence Day of USA.
As it became known, a group of protesters threw a rope to the statue and threw her off the pedestal. Then they rolled the sculpture to the Bay and dropped her in the water.
It is noted that this was one of three Columbus monuments in the city.
The demolition of monuments to historical figures in the United States began amid protests against racism after the death of the African-American George Floyd during the arrest.