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Overturned lorry containing trapped chickens sparks protest


Flash protest over chickens trapped in overturned lorry on A405

By Joseph Reaidi

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    Animal rights protesters staged a flash protest after a lorry containing chickens destined for a slaughterhouse overturned.
  • The chickens were trapped for more than seven hours after the lorry overturned at 10am on the A405 North Orbital Road, Eastbound.
  • Protesters staged a protest at a roundabout close to the scene, demanding the birds were freed.
  • The crash and road closure caused delays between the M1, J6, and M25.
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