Protesters Chained To Barrels Have Shut Down A Massachusetts Highway

Protesters chained to 1200-pound barrels have shut down both directions of I-93 in the Medford-Somerville area of Massachusetts, causing great disruption to the morning commute into Boston.

According to, Massachusetts State Police have arrested 17 demonstrators who sought¬†to “disrupt business as usual” and protest police and state violence against minorities.

The protesters have since been removed and police are working to clear up the traffic tie-ups.


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