‘Lock-on’ activist disrupts coal terminal work
Frontline Action on Coal shared updates on the action by Kyle Magee, including his arrest and subsequent release from the police watchhouse, after using his decorated metal elbow “love on” device.
An Adani spokeswoman said the anti-coal activist could have been killed or seriously injured when he trespassed on Abbot Point terminal property and locked on to a ship-loading conveyor belt using a ‘dragon sleeve’ device.
“The anti-coal activist refused to remove himself and the police were forced to cut him out of the dragon sleeve and off the conveyor belt,” she said.
“This individual has no knowledge of a heavy industrial site like ours and this sort of protest activity brings a high risk that someone will be seriously injured or killed as a result of these dangerous actions.”
The incident disrupted Abbot Point operations for about five hours.
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