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Oct 20, 2019 20:06 IST

Barcelona [Catalonia], Oct 20 (Sputnik/ANI): In a single day protests throughout Catalonia left 13 individuals detained and 4 safety officers injured, a Sputnik reported on Sunday.
In line with emergency providers, 14 civilians additionally sustained accidents: 11 in Barcelona and three extra in Girona.
Because the starting of the week, Catalonia has been marred by public unrest. Mass demonstrations have been caused by the ruling of the Spanish Supreme Courtroom to condemn 9 Catalan politicians, concerned in organising the 2017 independence referendum, to 9-13 years in jail on sedition costs and the opposite three to fines over disobedience.
On Friday, what began as a basic strike in Barcelona quickly grew into violent riots. Protesters have been blocking roads with barricades, setting them on fireplace, ripping off the road indicators, breaking the home windows of close by shops and ultimately clashed with regulation enforcement close to the Nationwide Police constructing.
They threw bricks, bottles, crackers and different objects on the police and burned carton containers. Police needed to fireplace rubber bullets and tear fuel to constrain them, in addition to use water cannons to battle the hearth.
The scenario in Catalonia remained unstable all through Saturday. Furthermore, clashes additionally happened within the Spanish capital of Madrid. (Sputnik/ANI)

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