Maules Creek mine protesters arrested, including 92-year-old war veteran

Bill Ryan, who served in Kokoda in the second world war, is one of about 30 people arrested at the Whitehaven Coal mine

A 92-year-old war veteran has been arrested during a protest at a mine development site in NSW’s northwest.

Bill Ryan, who served in Kokoda during the second world war, is one of about 30 people arrested at Whitehaven Coal’s Maules Creek operation on Monday.

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