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Police shut down San Francisco transit station after protests

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Demonstrator Tom Comitta pretends to talk on a telephone during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15 in San Francisco, California. The hacker group "Anonymous" staged a demonstration after BART officials turned off cell phone service in its stations last week during a disruptive protest following a fatal shooting of a man by BART police.

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BART police push back demonstrators who are trying to keep a train from leaving the Civic Center station on August 15 in San Francisco.

The AP reports:

An estimated 50 protesters gathered Monday afternoon on the Civic Center Station platform chanting "no justice, no peace." They also swarmed a Bay Area Rapid Transit train, trying to prevent its departure.

Law enforcement eventually cleared the platform and closed the station. Read the full story.

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