Spain: Voters tossed outside polling station as anti-referendum measures take a violent turn

Police clashed with voters outside a polling station in Barcelona's Guinardo Market, Sunday, as voters lined up to cast their votes in an independence referendum the Spanish government had deemed illegal. At least 38 people have reportedly sustained injuries as clashes between voters and security forces escalated, with reports of rubber pellets and batons used against protesters. Referendum... Еще supporters have braced for a contentious day, following crackdowns by Spanish authorities on polling stations, arrests of Catalan officials and the suspension of the vote by Spain's Constitutional Court over the last weeks. More than 5 million Catalans are expected to cast their votes in more than 2,000 polling stations across Catalonia, with more than 200 stations in Barcelona alone.

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