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Environmental protesters halt UCL match

02 October 2013, 00:40

Schalke - Environmental protesters briefly interrupted the Champions League match between Basel and Schalke 04 on Tuesday when they dropped down on cables from the stadium roof and unfurled a huge yellow Greenpeace banner, Supersport.com reports.

Play was halted for around five minutes when four protesters wearing orange boiler suits and helmets descended slowly on ropes which they had dropped from the roof after a few minutes of play.

The banners said "Gazprom, don't foul the Artic" and "Free the Artic 30" and had Greenpeace written at the bottom. The protestors then hauled themselves back onto the roof while officials watched from the touchline and the match continued.

For more on this story, visit Supersport.com


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