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Seven most shocking videos and photos of Capitol riots

On the one-year anniversary of the brutal and deadly Capitol riots, some videos and images are still considered particularly shocking.

From a video showing a police officer being crushed by a door to a photo of a protester putting on his shoes Nancy Pelosi‘s desk, footage from January 6, 2021 riots tell a wild story.

Shocking footage shows a young officer being crushed by a door during the riot

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Shocking footage shows a young officer being crushed by a door during the riotCredit: Storyful
Another rioter put his foot on Nancy Pelosi's desk

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Another rioter put his foot on Nancy Pelosi’s deskCredit: EPA

In the year since protesters broke down barricades in front of the Capitol building and entered the grounds while Congress was certifying the 2020 election, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC, has forced more than 700 people.

Four people died on the day of the attack and one policeman, Brian Sicknick, died of two strokes a day later.

Here are some of the more astonishing moments that occurred during the hours that the building was under siege.

RIOTER HITS COP WITH FIRE EXTINGUISHER

Shocking video released in the days after the attack shows the moment a rioter hit the policeman in the head with a fire extinguisher.

Footage shows a group of protesters breaking barriers in front of the Capitol.

Moments later, a rioter hurled a fire extinguisher at a group of officers below, banging on a one-man’s helmet.

COP CRUSHED BY DOOR

Video footage also appeared of another Capitol The policeman was pressed on the door after his gas mask was ripped off by the MAGA mob.

Shocking footage captures the moments the young officer was crushed against a metal door as rioters stormed the Capitol building.

The officer can be seen screaming as his face bleeds in the disturbing footage.

PHOTOGRAPHY OF RIOTER WITH TIES ZIP

An image that shocked Americans across the country captured a rioter who appeared to be wear a bulletproof vest and bring some lanyards.

Image of the rioter in the Senate Chamber jumping over a chair with a lanyard in his hand, suggesting he may have planned to take hostages.

The photo was taken the moment after members of Parliament panicked and ran out of the room.

One rioter was photographed carrying a lanyard in the Senate Chamber

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One rioter was photographed carrying a lanyard in the Senate ChamberCredit: Getty

FEELING ABOUT PELOSI’S TABLE

Another shocking image shows accused rioter Richard “Bigo” Barnett, 60, resting his feet on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s desk.

Barnett was seen smirking and relaxing as he passed the Speaker’s office.

He is facing multiple rioting-related charges, but has stated that he was swept up in the crowd and pushed into the building, according to 5news online.

LAWYERS IN THE SENATE CHAMBER

Lawmakers expressed fear for their lives when protesters stormed the Capitol building as they tried to certify the Electoral College vote.

In one shocking image, Colorado Representative Jason Crow appears to be comforting Pennsylvania Representative Wild Susan as they cover up in the Senate Chamber.

Lawmakers were forced to justify themselves when authorities tried to remove protesters from the building.

Lawmakers describe fear for their lives

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Lawmakers describe fear for their livesCredit: Getty

THE QANON SHAMAN

A man named Jake Angeli, aka QAnon Shaman, shocked the masses when he appeared at the Capitol building topless, wearing a helmet with horns and an American flag on his face.

He went into the Senate chamber, where he was seen standing behind the fence, where just minutes before was the former Vice President Mike Pence and Nancy Pelosi used to.

He was sentenced to 41 months in prison after participating in the January 6 siege of Capitol Hill.

'QAnon Shaman' made a strong impression at the riot

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‘QAnon Shaman’ made a strong impression at the riotCredit: AFP

RIOTERS SEEN SCALING WALLS

Shortly after former President Trump finished his address to supporters on the day of the riot, huge crowds marched to the Capitol building and began to flock there.

Shocking photos and videos taken early in the attempted siege show rioters spreading across the building’s walls.

Some can be seen hanging or climbing walls, while others can be seen fighting over barricades with Capitol Police officers.

Rebels were seen on the walls of the Capitol

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Rebels were seen on the walls of the CapitolCredit: Reuters
More than 700 people have been arrested since the riots

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More than 700 people have been arrested since the riotsCredit: Reuters
Creepy FBI footage shows the route of the DC terrorist who planted pipe bombs at GOP and Dem headquarters the night before the Capitol riots

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