US Capitol attack sparks debate over security

Washington (AFP) – Officials in Washington appealed Sunday for balance between securing the US Capitol and public accessibility after the second deadly attack this year targeted the seat of American democracy. A policeman was killed and another wounded Friday after a man rammed through security and crashed into a barrier at the complex, forcing it into lockdown less than three months after a mob insurrection at Congress. Capitol Police shot the driver dead as he jumped out the car and lunged with a knife. The incident has sparked debate over whether fencing around the 59-acre (24-hectare) camp…

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