British police arrest 70 environmentalists
london - The British police have arrested seventy people on Saturday at a protest in London. Demonstrators took to the streets out of dissatisfaction with the climate policy pursued by the British government. The activists also want a reduction in greenhouse gases.
The demonstrators blocked five bridges in the city. The action lasted a few hours and took place at the Westminster Bridge, near the parliament.
Traffic problems arose due to the actions. The police say that dozens of protesters have been arrested.
According to the organization, 6000 activists participated in the protest.
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