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Protesters Arrested For Blocking Traffic on Brooklyn Bridge

It is unclear how many protesters were detained.

A group of pro-Palestinian protesters was arrested after blocking parts of the Brooklyn Bridge on Monday, according to the police. The NYPD said that the protest caused severe road traffic and is part of a wider protest across the five boroughs in support of the Palestinians. Traffic along the Brooklyn Bridge was back to normal following the protest on Monday afternoon. Earth Cam shows protesters along the lower portion of the bridge with signs and colored smoke canisters. Members of the NYPD moved the bulk of protesters off of the bridge. Click here to read more on brooklyn.news12.