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Spain: Civil Guard clash with Mossos officers outside polling station01:06

Spain: Civil Guard clash with Mossos officers outside polling station

Spain, Sant Joan de Vila Torrada
October 1, 2017 at 20:45 GMT +00:00 · Published

The Spanish civil guard were seen clashing with Mossos officers (of the Catalan police force), outside a polling station in Sant Joan de Vila Torrada, on Sunday, as Catalans went to vote in the region's independence referendum. Referendum supporters have braced themselves for a tense day, following crackdowns by Spanish authorities on polling stations, arrests of Catalan officials and the suspension of the vote by Spain's Constitutional Court over the last weeks.

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The Spanish civil guard were seen clashing with Mossos officers (of the Catalan police force), outside a polling station in Sant Joan de Vila Torrada, on Sunday, as Catalans went to vote in the region's independence referendum. Referendum supporters have braced themselves for a tense day, following crackdowns by Spanish authorities on polling stations, arrests of Catalan officials and the suspension of the vote by Spain's Constitutional Court over the last weeks.

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