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14 Jun 2020 | 08:11 AM UTC

UK: Scores arrested following clashes with London police on June 13 /update 7

United Kingdom News Alert

More than 100 arrested after clashes with London police on June 13; avoid all large gatherings

TIMEFRAME expected from 6/14/2020, 12:00 AM until 6/17/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/London). COUNTRY/REGION London, Trafalgar Square (London), Waterloo (London)

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Event

More than 100 people were arrested on Saturday, June 13, following clashes between far-right protesters and London police outside Waterloo station. According to local reports, scuffles broke out after police attempted to separate the protesters from anti-racism groups in rival demonstrations. Fireworks were thrown at police as they enacted cordons in the vicinity to prevent further spread of the unrest.   

Further protests and possible unrest in London is likely in the near term, along with overland travel disruptions.

Advice

Individuals in London are advised to monitor developments, avoid all protests as a precaution, and adhere to all instructions issued by local authorities. 

 

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