A referendum on Catalan independence in pictures
A referendum on Catalan independence was held on Sunday despite the ban by the Spanish authorities, however, throughout the day was accompanied by clashes with police that injured several hundred people. About how the voting went down — in pictures “News Mail.Ru”.
Before the referendum many Catalans spent the night in schools, which was equipped for voting. | Source: ReutersPeople are sleeping in front of the school in El Masnou. | Source: Reuterson the Morning of the special purpose police of Spain began to storm the polls. | Source: AFP 2017At many sites were seized ballot boxes. | Source: AFP 2017People near the entrance to the polling station in Barcelona. | Source: Reutersa Woman glad that I was able to vote. | Source: AFP 2017Pretty soon between supporters of the referendum and the police began a fierce collision. | Source: ReutersSource: AFP 2017Source: AFP 2017Police fired rubber bullets at the participants of the referendum in Barcelona. | Source: AFP 2017Source: Reuters, for security reasons, the match between “Barcelona” and “Las Palmas” was decided to be held without spectators. | Source: Reuterson the morning of Monday, the Catalan government announced that about 90% of Catalans voted for independence from Spain. | Source: Reuters