Over 80 far-right protestors arrested during clashes in London

Dozens of protestors were arrested during a counter-demonstration in the English capital.

Over 80 far-right protestors arrested during demonstration against Pro-Palestine march in London ITV

Dozens of far-right counter-protesters have been arrested as hundreds of thousands of people took part in a pro-Palestinian demonstration in central London.

A total of 82 people were arrested in Tachbrook Street, Pimlico, to “prevent a breach of the peace” as the march passed through the capital.

Police said those arrested were part of a “large group” of counter-protesters who had “tried to reach the main protest march”.

Reports suggested that some people were detained and prevented from leaving the nearby White Swan pub with a heavy police presence outside, including officers on horseback.

A further 10 arrests were made throughout the day for offences including possession of offensive weapons, affray and possession of drugs, police said.

Far-right demonstrators had earlier clashed with police near the Cenotaph, ahead of a service to mark Armistice Day.

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