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113 people detained at London Protests

Despite detentions, members of the group are expected to continue their protests in different parts of the city today.

The environmentalist campaign group Extinction Rebellion members were reportedly taken into custody yesterday after they caused obstruction to the traffic in London in a number of places.

Police urged the protesters to gather at a single point last night and continue their actions there, and they started detaining those who did not.

Despite the detentions, other members of the group are expected to continue their actions in different parts of the city today.

In London, environmentalist protesters announced that they will carry out their occupation for another 5 days to urge the government to make more effort to combat climate change.

In November, 85 people were detained in a similar protest, in which protesters occupied 5 bridges in central London.

The previous week, Extinction Rebellion also undertook a naked protest at  the British parliament at the House of Commons where 8 people were detained during the incident.

TUNA AYBURC
Emailtuna@thelondonpost.co.uk

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