The mayor of Barcelona Hell Cola (Ada Colau) accused of cowardice by the government of Spain, which “flooded” the city police, and urged Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to resign. About this politician wrote in his Twitter.
She noted that the actions taken by the police against the civilian population must stop.
Previously, the guards opened fire with rubber bullets on those wishing to vote in a referendum on separation of Catalonia from Spain, which Madrid considers it illegal. It reported 13 victims.
A referendum on secession of Catalonia from Spain began at 10 hours Moscow time Sunday, October 1. Part of the 2300 sites remained closed — they block the police. Also, law enforcement officers seized the ballot boxes.