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Climate glue blocks old town ring with believers from the Kirchentag – jackhammer in use

2023-06-09T10:24:05.187Z

Highlights: Ten climate activists blocked the Altstadtring in Nuremberg in front of the main train station on Friday morning (8 June) They entered the street around 10 o'clock, eight managed to glue themselves. Two of the activists had apparently used particularly sophisticated technology for gluing. They had to be cut out of the asphalt with a jackhammer and a cut-off cutter. The lanes in the direction of Plärrer (West) could be reopened after about one and a half hours. On the route towards Rathenauplatz and Wörther Wiese the road was blocked for more than two hours.



Two climate activists glue themselves to the street in front of the Women's Gate. The Old Town Ring is one of the city's most important arteries. © Grundmann/News5

Eight activists of the Last Generation glued themselves to a main thoroughfare in front of Nuremberg's main train station. They were supported by believers from the Kirchentag.

Nuremberg – Ten climate activists blocked the Altstadtring in Nuremberg in front of the main train station on Friday morning (8 June). They entered the street around 10 o'clock, eight managed to glue themselves. They blocked one of the most important traffic arteries in Nuremberg in both directions.

Old stand ring of climate adhesives blocked in Nuremberg for the Kirchentag – police in large-scale operation

The station forecourt in Nuremberg is part of the old town ring, which surrounds the entire old town along the city wall and is largely four to six lanes. The police arrived with a large contingent. The emergency services closed the main traffic artery and diverted traffic to bypasses at an early stage. Of course, these were quickly overloaded. According to Marc Siegl, spokesman for the police headquarters of Middle Franconia, there were traffic obstructions.

To separate the glued hand from the road, it is necessary to use jackhammers. © Grundmann/News5

Two of the activists had apparently used particularly sophisticated technology for gluing. They had to be cut out of the asphalt with a jackhammer and a cut-off cutter. Accordingly, the road was blocked for a long time.

Climate glue blocks main traffic artery for over two hours

The lanes in the direction of Plärrer (West) could be reopened after about one and a half hours. On the route towards Rathenauplatz and Wörther Wiese (east) were blocked for more than two hours. Here, the surface first had to be repaired by the responsible road maintenance department.

Climate glue in Nuremberg: Apparently joint actions with believers from the Kirchentag

According to the Last Generation's own statements, it was a joint action of active participants in the Kirchentag and the climate activists of the Last Generation. Accordingly, the scene on site seemed peaceful. A choir with banners on climate change chanted "You're not alone, you're not alone," while the last activist was broken out of the asphalt with a cut-off cutter and jackhammer.

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Source: merkur

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