91 Injured In Catalonia Referendum Clashes, Says Official

Spanish Guardia Civil guards drag a man outside a polling station in Sant Julia de Ramis, where Catalan president was supposed to vote, on October 1, 2017, on the day of a referendum on independence for Catalonia banned by Madrid. RAYMOND ROIG / AFP

At least 91 people were injured in Catalonia on Sunday as police and protesters clashed over a banned independence referendum in the wealthy northeastern region of Spain, the Catalan government said.

A total of 337 people visited hospitals and health centres, a spokeswoman for the Catalan government’s health department said. So far 91 have been confirmed to be injured, one of them with a serious eye injury, she added.

AFP

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