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Thursday, 29 March, 2001, 09:40 GMT 10:40 UK
In pictures: Nuclear convoy runs gauntlet
A controversial transport of reprocessed nuclear waste has ended the final leg of its journey to a storage site in northern Germany, after three days of protests and delays across the country.

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The protective casks containing the radioactive waste were transferred from the train

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There were fresh clashes between police and protesters overnight

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Protesters managed to delay the final delivery of the waste by 24 hours

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Police launched the the biggest peace time security operation in Germany's history

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About 30,000 police lined the route as thousands of demonstrators used various tactics to disrupt the shipment

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Overwhelming police presence thwarted protesters





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