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News from todays blockade of the G8

category international | summit mobilisations | news report author Wednesday July 06, 2005 08:58author by Andrew

With the G8 blockade now underway I suggest adding whatever news we can get here.

7.25 GMT
SkY News showing pictures of confrontations on the roads leading to the G8 and in one of the nearby towns. Fighting going on between protesters and riot police with riot police using vans, batons and pepper spray and protesters with sticks and missiles.

Protesters have broken into a number of quite small groups in order to block these roads and delay the arrivial of the G8 support staff at Gleneagles.

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