Angry farmers protest govt's 'land grab' for airport
June 22, 2017  12:14
Update on the farmers' protest near Mumbai. Hundreds of angry farmers protesting against a proposed international airport on the outskirts of Mumbai held up traffic, clashed with police and burned down an official vehicle early on Thursday, reports the Hindustan Times.

Local resentment had been building against plans to turn an abandoned World War II airbase into an international airport at Nevali, about 45 km northeast of Mumbai. But Thursday's protests took an unexpected violent turn with farmers whose land had been acquired for the project attacking police.
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