UK protesters welcome fracking freeze

Decision temporarily to suspend exploratory drilling for shale gas in southern England prompts celebration.

Last Modified: 19 Aug 2013 08:30
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Protesters are celebrating after a decision to temporarily suspend exploratory drilling for shale gas in a town in southern England.

The drilling process of hydraulic fracturing, known as fracking, has polarised debate in Britain.

Al Jazeera's Kim Vinnell reports from Sussex.


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