Professional-Palestine protesters flood Midtown; shut down Grand Central

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MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — Service at Grand Central was restricted on Friday after pro-Palestine protesters flooded the streets.

The professional-Palestinian rally began at 5 p.m. Friday at Columbus Circle, with hundreds marching by way of the streets demanding a ceasefire abroad.


Marchers then made their approach to the New York Occasions constructing, vandalizing the entrance with a crimson tint earlier than heading to Grand Central

LIRR and Metro-North service had been additionally disrupted.


Police have made a number of arrests, however would not have an actual quantity.

Roughly 1,500 protesters throughout New York Metropolis rallied within the streets on Thursday night time to name for an finish to the battle within the Center East.


The gathering got here after college students from a number of colleges additionally walked out of sophistication to name for a cease-fire within the Israel-Hamas battle.

The demonstration in Midtown, organized by pro-Palestinian teams, known as for folks to stroll out of faculty or work for a citywide shutdown.

Again in October, over 300 folks had been arrested after peace activists rallied inside Grand Central Terminal Friday night calling for a cease-fire in Gaza.

The protests compelled the MTA to limit entry to Grand Central.

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