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Anti-ISIS protesters apologise for causing disruption on Severn Bridge

Anti-ISIS protesters who held a demonstration on the M4 Severn Bridge yesterday have apologised for causing disruption. Protesters from the Kurdish Society in Wales told ITV News that they want more to be done to protect Iraqi Kurds from ISIS.

Read More: Protest over ISIS treatment of Iraqi Kurds

M4 protest over as traffic starts moving freely

Gwent Police has confirmed the protest on the M4 this afternoon is now over.

Officers attended the Severn Crossing crossing where a number of protestors - in around ten vehicles - staged an anti-ISIS demonstration on the westbound stretch of the bridge over treatment of Iraqi Kurds.


Pictured: Protestors demonstrate over ISIS on M4

Protestors are pictured holding flags and waving placards as they demonstrated on the M4 Severn Bridge crossing this afternoon.

Credit: Cae Trayhern
Credit: Cae Trayhern

There was a heavy police presence as officers from Gwent Police attempted to escort the protestors, believed to be demonstrating over the treatment of Iraqi Kurds by ISIS, off the main carriageway.

Credit: Cae Trayhern

Protest over 'ISIS treatment of Iraqi Kurds'

Gwent Police say they believe the protest is over treatment of the Iraqi Kurds at the hands of ISIS.

Traffic has begun moving slowly as police attempt to escort the protestors to the M4 tolls and off the main carriageway.

Pictured: Protestors seen with placards on M4

These pictures show protestors hanging out of their cards as they travel along the M4 after holding a demonstration on the westbound Severn Bridge.

Protestors get 'out of their cars' as police attempt to escort them towards tolls

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