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Extinction Rebellion targets 'illegal' Welsh coal mine

Extinction Rebellion protestors have been arrested after the group staged a "lock-on" protest at a coal mine in Wales that's been at the centre of a legal battle.

 The protestors and their pink boat:  (Image: Extinction Rebellion Cymru)

The protestors and their pink boat: (Image: Extinction Rebellion Cymru)

Police arrested four members of the protest group after it transported a pink boat to Ffos-y-Fran mine near Merthyr Tydfil. Six activists had locked themselves to it, bringing haulage activities to a halt...

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