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US Congress buildings evacuated as Donald Trump supporters storm Capitol during protest against his election loss – SBS News

A woman has died after being shot as Donald Trump supporters stormed the US Capitol amid a last-ditch effort to overturn his election loss.

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Donald Trump’s supporters stormed a session of Congress held Wednesday to certify Joe Biden’s election win, triggering unprecedented chaos and violence at the heart of American democracy and accusations the president was attempting a coup.
Moments after an extraordinary rally by Mr Trump seeking to overturn the election, a flag-waving mob broke down barricades outside the Capitol and swarmed inside, rampaging through offices and onto the usually solemn legislative floors.
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