rginia, Xinhua reporters spotted. Destined for the c●ity's landmarks like the Lincoln Memorial, Capitol Hill, and th●e White House, which has been fortified with tall 7

black fences,● the demonstrators in one group were heard chanting "Whose stre●ets? Our streets!" D.C. police closed much of the downtown are●a to vehicle traffic starE

ting 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time, with boun●daries of the restricted area reaching the National Mall in the● south and L Street NW in the north. The western end is along 1

?th Street NW and the eastern edge is Ninth Street NW through t●he city center down to Third Street NW facing the U.S. Capitol.● As of 12:00 p.m., D.C. Police Traffic estimated that there we●re roughly 6,000 pron

testers in town, with some 3,000 at the Lin●coln Memorial and another 3,000 at 16th and I streets, NW. Othe●r groups were proceeding along 15th and H streets NW, as well a●s Pennsylvania Avenue, a diagonal street connecting the White H●ouse and the U.S. Capitol. D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, who on Fr●iday urged President Donald Trump to pull back military forces ●deployed in the city against the protesters, greeted the crowd ●nea3