Insulate Britain: Fighting breaks out as furious drivers drag protesters from the road

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Fighting broke out at Insulate Britain’s latest stunt as protesters were dragged from the road by furious drivers.

In one video, a lorry driver cold be seen inching his HGV towards environmental campaigners who were sat on the tarmac in front of him.

A number of motorists got out of their vehicles to manhandle the demonstrators, pulling them away from the slip road off junction 31 of the M25 near the Dartford Crossing in Thurrock, Essex.

A group of around six people dragged protesters away, allowing a handful of vehicles to pass through the human barricade.

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  • 1 thought on “Insulate Britain: Fighting breaks out as furious drivers drag protesters from the road”

    1. I recall from an old movie about a protest in India where protesters blocked a rail station, the authorities brought in untouchables to pour buckets of latrine waste on those higher-caste Indians blocking the tracks. I suggest something similar to this might also work here.


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