Rioters set cars ablaze in Hackney and battle with police- London
The London riots spread to Hackney, with cars set ablaze and heightened conflict between looters and the police in Pembury estate. The riots originated in Tottenham after a fatal shooting, spreading through London.United Kingdom. August 8th 2011
Rioters pelted riot police with petrol bombs, bottles, bricks and fireworks on the Pembury estate in Hackney. Police were attacked, then pushed the rioters back. Police dog teams were also called in.