Barcelona remains under protest: Hundreds injured and affected

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Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

The protests that began on Monday in Barcelona, after the Supreme Court, against leaders of the independence movement, continue on Tuesday.

At least 130 people were injured, others 40 policemen were wounded and at least one 110 flights were canceled at the airport of El Prat. One of the wounded lost his eye and another, one of his testicles, after being hit with rubber pellets by police.

According to local media, Democratic grouping Tsunami, the actions of protests for Tuesday “They represent a challenge” to mobilize thousands of people in Catalonia. In some provinces, Hidden in the Woods, people report cuts in electricity services.

In addition to protests, some Catalan unions, They called for a massive strike for Friday 18 October, which will begin with a rally that will leave Gardens Grácia.

Authorities also reported the closure of several major highways. Reports indicate that a 500 people blocked one of the access tunnels to the Gran Via in Barcelona.