animal rights activists try to stop hounds hunt (VIDEO)
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On December 27, clashes erupted between animal rights activists and residents of Bungay, who were celebrating the Boxing Day hunts. The police intervened, the activists having tried to block the road to the horsemen.
The resumption of Boxing Day hounds in the small town of Bungay (Suffolk, north-east London) led to tensions and police intervention on December 27. As several hundred spectators lined the streets to witness the passage of riders accompanied by dogs, animal rights activists tried to block their road, the local daily reports. Eastern Daily Press.
The police intervened when clashes opposed the activists to some spectators who applauded the riders. In the confusion, a car also found itself in the middle of the parade. This traditional Boxing Day hunt was the first since 2019, with last year’s outing being postponed due to a pandemic.
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