Spain: Pellet gun shooting injures 4 people protecting polling stations overnight

A member of the Referendum’s Defence committee of Manlleu spoke to the press, on Saturday, outside the city's Puig Agut school, after four people were injured by a pellet gun the previous night, while protecting the school, which is to be one of the polling stations in Sunday’s Catalan referendum. The people were shot in the neck and breast by a pellet gun on Friday night; the assailant remains... Еще unknown. According to one of the members, at around 22:00 local time (20:00 GMT), “Someone from the neighbourhood shot pellets at some of the members of the committee.» She affirmed that the incident «will not stop us”, and went on to say, “We are clear about the function that we have; we want to vote tomorrow”. The Referendum’s Defence Committee of Manlleu announced that they had organised different activities to protect the polling stations until Sunday. The Spanish government has deemed the referendum «illegal.» The Constitutional Court suspended the Catalan referendum law, following an appeal from the Spanish government. It will be suspended until the court reaches a decision.

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