Anti-austerity rally: Pictures of police marksmen watching march from Manchester rooftops circulate on social media
Police marksmen were seen on the top of the Great Northern complex, and it is understood they were also on another city centre building.
Ben Whittingham shared this picture of a sniper
Pictures have circulated on social media showing snipers on roofs in Manchester city centre during the Tory Party conference.
Police marksmen can be seen on the top of the Great Northern complex, and it is understood they are also on situated on other another city centre building.
Many wrote about the pictures on social media. Twitter user Ben Whittingham posted an aerial photograph of a man looking through the sniper on top of a roof.
He captioned it: “Just a police sniper on roof of Tory party conference, which resembles a prison.”
Matt Richardson posted this snap on Instagram
“But they are there purely for observation and supporting the police at the march as it’s a major public event.“
They are high up for that reason, to observe. And they [the guns] are used for their powerful sight, which is stronger than any pair of binoculars. They are not there to shoot people.”
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