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Dozens of pro-Palestinian activists targeted a Shenstone factory today over its alleged involvement in making Israeli drones.

Police was at the scene, where around 40 protesters were camped outside UAV Engines in Lynn Lane.

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According to the Lichfield Mercury, in August, nine activists occupied the roof of UAV Engines for several days.

Last Friday, people from churches in Birmingham and Lichfield sounded bells, whistles and drums outside the plant.

Elbit Systems, Israel’s largest military company, supplies many of the drones used by the Israeli military.

Protesters say UAV Engines is a subsidiary of Elbit and the company regularly exports military equipment to Israel.