'Fireworks attack' on Occupy Exeter camp

Occupy Exeter on Cathedral Green
Image caption The protesters have been camping on Cathedral Green for the past four weeks

Occupy Exeter protesters have said fireworks were thrown at their campsite overnight.

The anti-capitalist activists said the fireworks were launched at about 03:00 GMT.

One person was pulled from a smoke-filled tent after a firework struck it, damaging the material, although no-one was injured, the protesters said.

Devon and Cornwall Police said they were called to the incident but had not made any arrests.

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