Catalan demonstrators clash with police in third day of protests

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan pro-independence demonstrators clashed with riot police in the centre of Barcelona on Wednesday in a third day of protests over Monday's imprisonment of nine leaders of a failed secession bid. Police charged and fired foam bullets as protesters set fire to bins and cars near the interior department of the regional government in Barcelona, a Reuters witness said. At least four streets were blocked by burning containers.

Reuters October 17, 2019 03:14:23 IST
Catalan demonstrators clash with police in third day of protests

Catalan demonstrators clash with police in third day of protests

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalan pro-independence demonstrators clashed with riot police in the centre of Barcelona on Wednesday in a third day of protests over Monday's imprisonment of nine leaders of a failed secession bid.

Police charged and fired foam bullets as protesters set fire to bins and cars near the interior department of the regional government in Barcelona, a Reuters witness said.

At least four streets were blocked by burning containers.

(Reporting by Joan Faus, Writing by Andres Gonzalez, Editing by Angus MacSwan)

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