North Dakota Indians opposed the construction of the pipeline

Several hundred Indians from North Dakota came out to protest against the pipeline Dakota Access Pipeline leading from North Dakota to Illinois, Interfax reported.

It is reported that local residents explain their protests because the construction affects the Holy burial, as well as, in their opinion, the pipeline will pollute the water in the Mississippi river.

In this regard, the locals insist on changing the route of its lining.

Police were forced to use water cannon against groups of protesters gathered at the Missouri river bridge near the Indian settlement of Cannonball.

Project pipeline with a length of 1185 km, leading from North Dakota to Illinois, is estimated at $3.7 billion. the Main part is already built.

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