BISMARCK, N.D. (Valley News Live) The North Dakota Joint Information Center sent out a release on Wednesday's events at the Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp.
Gov. Doug Burgum’s emergency evacuation order required protesters to leave the main camp Wednesday at 2:00 p.m.
According to the release, here's what happened:
• Throughout the day, protesters set structures and a vehicle on fire.
• Protesters set approximately 20 fires.
• At least two explosions occurred. One resulted in a 7-year-old boy and a 17 year-old girl being taken by Standing Rock ambulance to a Bismarck hospital for burns.
• Buses were available for protesters who wanted to voluntarily leave and be taken to a state-sponsored Travel Assistance Center to receive resources to leave the area. Four individuals were taken to the Travel Assistance Center.
• The state will offer these Travel Assistance Center services through Thursday, Feb. 23, at 5:00 p.m.
• Approximately 10 arrests were made.
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