Police clear environment protesters from square near Swiss parliament

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Police started removing militants seeking more activity versus environment change from a square near the Swiss parliament structure in Bern at an early stage Wednesday after the team that had established camping tents rejected to hearken a city order to leave.

State broadcaster SRF showed video of cops leading militants far from Federal Square. Removal was most likely to last for numerous hrs because some had chained themselves to items including bikes as well as steel fence, calling for fire department workers to make use of reducing tools.

The militants, from various ecological project organisations, put up the camp in the heart of Bern s political centre on Monday to highlight needs for Switzerland to do even more to decrease net carbon emissions to zero by 2030.

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