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In Pictures: Climate protesters go underground with Tube trains targeted

Activists disrupted commuters as action continued across London by backers of the Extinction Rebellion group.

Climate activists on top of a Dockland Light Railway at Canary Wharf station in east London as part of the ongoing climate change protests in the capital (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
Climate activists on top of a Dockland Light Railway at Canary Wharf station in east London as part of the ongoing climate change protests in the capital (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

Demonstrators from the Extinction Rebellion group have continued their campaign to disrupt business in London with public transport bearing the brunt of their actions on Wednesday.

The protesters claim their action is necessary to draw attention to threats to the environment.

Their critics, including Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, have questioned whether disrupting public transport is consistent with their aims of environmentally-friendly policies while transport bosses have tried to de-activate WiFi in order to disrupt the protests.

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A climate activist after he glued himself to a Docklands Light Railway at Canary Wharf station (Mason Boycott-Owen/PA)
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Extinction Rebellion demonstrators in Parliament Square, London (PA)
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Extinction Rebellion demonstrators in Oxford Circus, London (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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British Transport Police Officers try to remove a climate activist after he glued himself to a Docklands Light Railway train (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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Extinction Rebellion demonstrators in Oxford Circus, London (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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British Transport Police officers on patrol on the Central Line platform of Bank Underground station (Jonathan Brady/PA)
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Demonstrators in Oxford Circus (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)
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Activists in Parliament Square, London (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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Climate activists on top of a train (Kirsty O’Connor/PA)

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