Spanish Police Disperse Large Crowd Not Adhering to COVID-19 Rules

Barcelona’s municipal police force, Guardia Urbana, dispersed almost 5,000 people from the Passeig del Born area on June 5 during a police operation that aimed to ensure COVID-19 rules in public spaces were being followed.

Video footage shows a large crowd partying along the Passeig del Born, with police making some arrests. There were also clashes between police and those present.

“Proper balance is imperative between enjoying the night and respecting the rest of the neighbors, while maintaining sanitary measures against the #covid19,” police said. Credit: Edorta Moreno via Storyful

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