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Spain: Two million masks and medical supplies stolen in Santiago de Compostela01:31

Spain: Two million masks and medical supplies stolen in Santiago de Compostela

Spain, Santiago de Compostela
April 06, 2020 at 16:17 GMT +00:00 · Published

Two million masks among other medical supplies have been stolen from an industrial warehouse in the city of Santiago de Compostela.

The footage, published on Monday shows the warehouse where the event would have occurred, at Polígono del Tambre in the Galician city. Hundreds of empty boxes and plastic wrappers were left at the crime scene, potentially to erase all traces of erase all traces of where the materials originated from.

The value of the stolen material is calculated at around 5 million euros (5.4 million dollars). According to local media, a businessman from the city has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the robbery.

Spain exceeds 130,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 13,000 fatalities. Given the widespread shortage of masks, the World Health Organization has asked that the masks be reserved for usage by sick people, their caregivers and health personnel.

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Two million masks among other medical supplies have been stolen from an industrial warehouse in the city of Santiago de Compostela.

The footage, published on Monday shows the warehouse where the event would have occurred, at Polígono del Tambre in the Galician city. Hundreds of empty boxes and plastic wrappers were left at the crime scene, potentially to erase all traces of erase all traces of where the materials originated from.

The value of the stolen material is calculated at around 5 million euros (5.4 million dollars). According to local media, a businessman from the city has been arrested for his alleged involvement in the robbery.

Spain exceeds 130,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 13,000 fatalities. Given the widespread shortage of masks, the World Health Organization has asked that the masks be reserved for usage by sick people, their caregivers and health personnel.

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