Protests in Catalonia: 98 wounded, three arrested

Source : 112 Ukraine

Dozens of thousands demand release of ex-government head Carles Puigdemont
09:37, 26 March 2018

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98 people were wounded during street clashes with the police in Barcelona, Tarragona and Lleida (Catalonia, Spain). The local medical service reported that on Twitter.

The medics reported 98 injuries, mostly bruises. Most of the cases occurred in Barcelona.

Efe news agency estimates the number of protesters in Barcelona as approximately 55,000 people. 

The demonstrations kicked off fas the German police detained former leader of Catalonian government Carles Puigdemont as he crossed the Danish-German border. Thousands of activists took it to the street.

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