French farmers rob Dutch truck during strike

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Protesting French farmers blocking a highway (Picture: Twitter/@thandojo). Protesting French farmers blocking a highway (Picture: Twitter/@thandojo)

Protesting farmers in France robbed a Nickoot BV. truck transporting meat from Rotterdam, the Telegraaf reports.

As the truck driver approached a roadblock on his route towards Villefranche, a number of tractors forced him to pull into a farm near the highway. Once the truck came to a stop, the farmers looted the truck's cargo.

"My colleague had nowhere else to go and felt very threatened", owner Henne Koot told the newspaper.

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