The number of victims of Catalonia riots on the day of independence referendum exceeded 460 people. This was reported on Twitter by the Mayor of Barcelona Ada Kolau.
"In Catalonia, more than 460 people were wounded, and as the mayor of Barcelona, I demand an immediate end to the police charges against the defenseless population," she said.
Over 460 people injured in Catalonia already. As Mayor of BCN I demand an immediate end to police charges against the defenceless population https://t.co/412z6Jacap
Over 460 people injured in Catalonia already. As Mayor of BCN I demand an immediate end to police charges against the defenceless population https://t.co/412z6Jacap— Ada Colau (@AdaColau) 1 октября 2017 г.
Previously, the authorities of Catalonia reported 337 victims.
We recall that today in Catalonia takes place a referendum on independence, which is considered illegal. Voting began around 9:00 a.m. amid clashes with the police. Law enforcers blocked polling stations, however Catalan leader managed to vote.
Later the police started shooting with rubber bullets, dozens of people were injured.