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US President Donald Trump on Saturday condemned the violence in the city of Charlottesville, Virginia, between white nationalists and anti-racist demonstrators.
There is no place for this type of violence in America, "Trump said on Twitter.
Officials agreed to a protest march in the city center but canceled the event and declared a state of emergency after the outbreak of violence
On Saturday, a car raided a number of participants in a far-right rally in Virginia.
The governor of Virginia has declared a state of emergency after clashes and rallies between a right-wing extremist group and opposition groups at a rally in Charlottesville, AFP reported.
The demonstrators, white nationalists and anti-protesters, rushed to Charlottesville.
Thousands are expected to flock to the city to take part in the "right-wing" rally and anti-riot protesters hours after a number of people demonstrated with their torches on the normally peaceful campus of Medina.
On Friday, state governor Terry McAuliffe called on state residents to stay away from marches.
After the clash, police began evacuating the Emancipation park in the city and carried out a number of arrests after announcing that the people in the park were participating in an "illegal gathering".
Police said via Twitter: Two people were "seriously injured, but their lives are not threatened."
Police also reported that several demonstrators used pepper spray.
Some demonstrators dressed in military uniforms were throwing bottles even before the start of the march.
As a result, the city's officials declared a state of emergency, warning of unrest, possibly causing injury to people and destroying public and private property.
The far-right march follows a smaller demonstration last month in which dozens of Ko-Klaks-Klan members gathered to protest against city plans to remove the statue of General Robert Lee, who led the Confederate forces in the American Civil War.
The images of these demonstrators, some of whom wore white masks known to this community, spread to social networking sites despite the number of demonstrators who opposed them.
The rallies, which preceded the demonstrations on Friday night, turned violent when a group of nationalists who believed in the supremacy of the far-right white race faced anti-Arab demonstrators.
One of the protesters was arrested and charged with assault and abuse, according to Virginia University President Teresa Sullivan, who condemned the demonstration.
"I am very sad and disturbed by this hateful act, which was carried out by the demonstrators who were carrying the burners and marched on campus this evening," Sullivan said.