11 armed militiamen arrested in Massachusetts after police standoff

By Zarrin Ahmed

The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation provided heavy trucks to secure Interstate 95 on Saturday during a standoff near Wakefield, Mass. Police arrested 11 armed suspects in the incident. Photo by Massachusetts State Police / TWITTER

July 3 (UPI) — Massachusetts authorities arrested 11 heavily-armed men Saturday following an overnight standoff that resulted in the shutdown of an interstate highway and stay-at-home orders for nearby residents.

The incident along Interstate 95 in Wakefield, Mass., about 12 miles north of Boston, began around 1:30 a.m. when a state trooper noticed two vehicles in the breakdown lane with their hazard lights on.  draft special national budget.

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