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Spain: Barcelona protests continue for fourth straight day

Spain, Barcelona
October 18, 2019 at 01:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands flooded the streets of Barcelona for the fourth straight day of protests on Thursday, as demonstrations decrying prison sentences for Catalonia's pro-independence leaders continued in the Catalan capital.

Protesters can be seen setting fires on the streets and blocking several roads as police attempt to maintain order. Firefighters can also be seen battling the flames amongst the crowds.

Thursday's protests come after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced Catalan independence leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison on Monday.

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Thousands flooded the streets of Barcelona for the fourth straight day of protests on Thursday, as demonstrations decrying prison sentences for Catalonia's pro-independence leaders continued in the Catalan capital.

Protesters can be seen setting fires on the streets and blocking several roads as police attempt to maintain order. Firefighters can also be seen battling the flames amongst the crowds.

Thursday's protests come after the Spanish Supreme Court sentenced Catalan independence leaders to between nine and 13 years in prison on Monday.

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