National Guard Calls in MQ-9 Reaper for Minneapolis Riots

Protests over the killing of George Floyd by police officers turned to riots and the destruction of businesses in Minneapolis and led to the burning of the 3rd Precinct police headquarters.

The National Guard responded and brought in the MQ-9 Reaper drone to moniter the rioters. Curfew has been ordered for Friday and Saturday nights. Read more on what happened Thursday night at

The same drone model was used in the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. See more information at U.S. Air Force.

UPDATE: Watch protests and riots on Friday night via live stream on Smokenscan’s channel