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Live updates: Dallas protest shooting

Five police officers have been killed after they were shot in Dallas during a Black Lives Matter protest.

Here's what we know so far:

  • Five police officers died and seven were wounded
  • The suspect, Micah Johnson, was killed in a stand-off with police
  • He allegedly said he wanted to kill white police officers
  • The atrocity follows the fatal police shootings of two black men
  • Bomb-making materials, guns and a bullet proof vest were found at Johnson's home
  • Barack Obama condemned the attack as "vicious, calculated and despicable"
  • The US president will visit the scene next week
  • Dallas Police 'received a new threat' against law enforcement on Saturday
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Video captures 'sniper gunfire in Dallas police shooting'

Video has emerged which purportedly shows the moment snipers opened fire at a protest march in downdown Dallas, Texas.

A male voice can be heard in the video, which was uploaded to Twitter, saying: "Somebody's really armed to the teeth. This is not one person".

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