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Anti-terrorism operation underway in Barcelona gothic quarter

Police officers also searching buildings in Igualada, a town in Central Catalonia

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15 January 2019 08:37 AM

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ACN | Barcelona

An anti-terrorism operation is underway in Barcelona's gothic quarter and the town of Igualada, in central Catalonia, police have confirmed.

Officers are searching six buildings.

The operation is called 'Alexandria', and is focused on the fight against jihadism.

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  • Catalan police officers in front of a building in Barcelona, during an anti-terrorism operation (by Miquel Codolar, ACN)

  • Catalan police officer during an anti-terrorist operation in Barcelona (by Elisenda Rosanas)

  • Catalan police officers in front of a building in Barcelona, during an anti-terrorism operation (by Miquel Codolar, ACN)
  • Catalan police officer during an anti-terrorist operation in Barcelona (by Elisenda Rosanas)