📩 29/07/2019 12:05
Thousands of people took action after the government gave the green light to the new high-speed train line between Turin in Italy and Lyon, France, which has been built for years.
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The high-speed train line project, which has been built for years between Turin, Italy and Lyon, France, was protested.
Demonstrators took to the streets after the Italian government sent the letter to the European Union's authorities, expressing its commitment to the project.
The march started in Susa Valley on the route where the line will pass. There was a quarrel from time to time between demonstrators and security forces.
Stone and grenade throwing protesters group, security officials responded with tear gas.
The controversial issue is the 57 kilometer tunnel on the new line that will shorten the transport time between Turin and Lyon.
It is claimed that both the high cost of the tunnel and the sources of uranium and asbestos on the route it will pass will adversely affect human health.
Source: TRT Haber