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A number of individuals from the ‘Final Technology’ environmental group broke onto the runway and glued themselves to the tarmac

A minimum of 13 flights needed to be diverted from the Berlin Brandenburg airport on Thursday after a number of eco-activists broke onto the runway and glued themselves to the tarmac to protest greenhouse fuel emissions.

The environmental group “Final Technology” has since claimed accountability for the brazen act and defined it as an try to influence the general public to cease touring by air and pressure the federal government to cease subsidizing air journey. The identical group has been answerable for the latest assaults on priceless work by Vincent van Gogh and Claude Monet.

“In an airport space that isn’t open to the general public, we encountered a number of individuals who had beforehand gained unauthorised entry and a few glued themselves (to the tarmac),” Berlin police introduced on Twitter after the activists had been detained and faraway from the premises and the airport was capable of resume operation after an almost two-hour shutdown.

A spokesperson for the airport acknowledged that the group of activists, which included a 70-year-old man, was capable of break onto the runway from two factors within the north and south. He couldn’t say precisely what number of flights had been affected by the incident, however the airport’s working firm has stated that no less than 13 flights needed to be diverted to close by airports.

Final Technology has been answerable for a number of protests within the German capital in latest weeks, and has blocked public roads and intersections. German Transport Minister Volker Wissing has famous that Final Technology’s protests had been turning into “ever extra unscrupulous,” and insisted that society couldn’t settle for such conduct.

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