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Seven charged over Gaza protest

Seven men have been charged with burglary and criminal damage following an attack on an arms factory in Sussex.

EDO MBM Technology in Moulsecoomb was broken into on Friday night by protesters angry about the Israeli attacks in Gaza.

Police said two men from Brighton and five men from Bristol would appear before Brighton magistrates on Monday.

A woman from Bristol remains under arrest, while a woman from Brighton is on bail pending further inquiries.

EDO designs, develops and manufactures weapon carriage and release systems and is an approved supplier to the Ministry of Defence and governments worldwide.



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