Peace activists arrested at Shoalwater

Shoalwater Bay, Queensland: Six activists have allegedly been detained for trespass in the Shoalwater Bay area.

Seven activists entered the bombing area of the Talisman Sabre 07 military exercise yesterday afternoon, 20/6/07. A military spokesperson, who did not wish to be named, said that despite the presence of civilians in the area it would continue the war `games’, which includes bombing by US and Australian forces.

The whereabouts of the seventh activist are unknown at present. This story will be updated as details come to hand.

The Queensland police are yet to confirm the arrest of the activists. It is believed they are being transported Rockhampton Police Station for processing. As yet they have not been formally charged.

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