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Spain: Madrid on lock-down ahead of royal coronation01:10

Spain: Madrid on lock-down ahead of royal coronation

Spain, Madrid
June 19, 2014 at 05:22 GMT +00:00 · Published

Puerta del Sol was under lock down by police Thursday ahead of the parade that will take place in Madrid due to the coronation of the new King Felipe VI, with hundreds of police officers on patrol and a few helicopters flying regularly over people's heads.

Despite the plaza lock down and tight security measures the visitors are still snapping pictures with the symbol of the Spanish capital statue presenting a bear on a strawberry tree.

Spain: Madrid on lock-down ahead of royal coronation01:10
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Puerta del Sol was under lock down by police Thursday ahead of the parade that will take place in Madrid due to the coronation of the new King Felipe VI, with hundreds of police officers on patrol and a few helicopters flying regularly over people's heads.

Despite the plaza lock down and tight security measures the visitors are still snapping pictures with the symbol of the Spanish capital statue presenting a bear on a strawberry tree.

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