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Ferguson marks first anniversary of Michael Brown’s shooting

Soldiers from the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place a flag at a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia May 23, 2013. The annual "Flags-In" ceremony is held ahead of Memorial Day to honor the nation's fallen members of the military. Flags will be placed at more than 220,000 graves.    REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque   (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY) - RTXZYGN
Soldiers from the Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place a flag at a grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia May 23, 2013. The annual "Flags-In" ceremony is held ahead of Memorial Day to honor the nation's fallen members of the military. Flags will be placed at more than 220,000 graves. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: MILITARY SOCIETY ANNIVERSARY) - RTXZYGN

London, Aug 9 : The town of Ferguson in the US is marking the first anniversary of the killing of Michael Brown, the 18-year-old boy who was shot at by white police officer Darren Wilson.

According to the BBC, his father led the march through the town where hundreds of people were present.

The shooting of the 18-year-old by Wilson sparked demonstrations across America. It also fuelled a national protest movement against racial bias by the police. (ANI)