Protests Against COVID-19 Restrictions Occur Across Spain

Protests against COVID-19 restrictions took place in a number of cities across Spain on October 31.

Police shot blank bullets to disperse protesters trying to set fire to rubbish bins along Gran Via in Madrid, Reuters reported. Other demonstrations and clashes reportedly occurred in Barcelona, Logrono, and Haro on Saturday night.

This footage shows a group of people dispersing from Gran Via and police arriving at the scene.

As of October 31, Spain had recorded over one million confirmed COVID-19 infections with 35,878 deaths. Credit: @Duniii3 via Storyful