Police clash with Catalan separatists ahead of independence vote anniversary

Catalan separatist protesters clash with Mossos d'Esquadra police officers as they protest against a demonstration in support of the Spanish police units who took part in the operation to prevent the independence referendum in Catalonia on October 1, 2017, in Barcelona, Spain, September 29, 2018. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

Barcelona (Reuters) – Six people were arrested in Barcelona on Saturday after pro-independence protesters clashed with riot police, and as thousands joined rival demonstrations to mark the first anniversary of Catalonia’s polarising vote on secession. A group of masked pro-separatists held back by riot police pelted them with eggs and hurled powder paint, creating dark […]

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