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'Aggressions' at unionist protest regretted by Barcelona deputy mayor

"It is necessary to do everything possible so that these actions do not go unpunished, he tweeted, calling the mobilization an "extreme right" demonstration

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09 September 2018 08:22 PM

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ACN | Barcelona

Hostility and fascist salutes marred a unionist demonstration held in Barcelona on Sunday.

Via his Twitter account, the deputy mayor of Barcelona Jaume Asens, said he lamented the "aggressions and arms raised" during the march in favour of the unity of Spain and against Catalan independence.

"It is necessary to do everything possible so that these actions do not go unpunished, he tweeted, calling the mobilization an "extreme right" demonstration.

He has recommended that victims denounce aggressions to the Catalan police, the Mossos d'Esquadra, so they can "access the metro images and  identify the aggressors.

The Mossos were told that after the protest on Sunday there had been at least two assaults.

The last one took place in the Poble Sec neighbourhood, where a group o people carrying Spanish flags and utlra-right signs.

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  • Unionist demonstrators shouting insults on Sunday (ACN)

  • Unionist demonstrators shouting insults on Sunday (ACN)