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Pro-Palestine protesters storm council meeting as Tory councillor tries to restore order

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Pro-Palestine protesters storm council meeting as Tory councillor tries to restore order

Watch the moment an English local council meeting descends into chaos as pro-Palestine protesters stage a demonstration before scuffles erupt.

A Torycouncillor is heard shouting: “It’s Chorley, not bloody Gaza, get out!” after activist Jenny Hurley and a large group “hijacked” the meeting which would have seen the council in Chorley, Lancashire, debate the budget on Monday 26 February.

Others chat “Free Palestine” in unison before a number of people appear to be pushed towards the door.

“Chorley will be heard!” Ms Hurley wrote, sharing footage of the incident on social media.

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