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Nuclear Waste: Protesters clashed with french police, 12 arrests, 3 injured.

Nuclear Trainload from Le Hague to Gorleben.

Riot police in north-western France at harbour Le Hague and Valognes  have made twelve arrests while battling protesters trying to stop a train loaded of nuclear waste,  bound for Germany.

The french Police sprayed tear gas and wielded truncheons at protesters in gas masks, who had tried to block railway tracks near Valognes with debris.

A mobile police stop station was set on fire and at least three people were injured.

The shipment from the French nuclear giant Areva’s reprocessing plant at La Hague is the last planned to Germany.

Germany has stopped sending nuclear waste for reprocessing in France, as it winds down its nuclear power plants. READ MORE HERE