Over 50 people get injured in Catalonia protests

Over 50 people get injured in Catalonia protests
Photo: AP Photo / Bernat Armangue

As it is reported, 32 people were injured in Barcelona, 10 people - in Lleida, five - in Girona.

At least 52 people were injured in protests that took place in the cities of Catalonia, writes Spanish newspaper El Pais with reference to the local medical service.

As it is reported, 32 people were injured in Barcelona, 10 people - in Lleida, five - in Girona. A certain number of victims are reported in the cities of Siles, Salento, Manresa and Tarragona. Among the victims, there is one minor, he was hospitalized with a brain injury.

At least 22 thousand people took to the streets in Barcelona on Wednesday evening, according to the Spanish television and radio channel RTBE. It is reported that at least ten cars were burned. Radical protesters attacked police officers with large stones, flammable liquid bottles, and acid tanks.

A new round of protests in Catalonia erupted after former representatives of the Catalan leadership involved in an attempt to hold a referendum on the independence of Catalonia were sentenced to long prison terms.

Discuss

Recommended

1 / 3