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Arrests made after scuffles at start of Olympic torch relay

Published 06/04/2008

Several people have been arrested after scuffles at the start of the Olympic

torch relay.

A massive security operation is in place across London, with two thousand police

on duty.

Protestors are challenging Beijing's human rights record and its crackdown in


Britain's greatest Olympian, five-times rowing champion Sir Steve Redgrave,

started the procession.

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