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Corona in Spain: Ambulance with Covid 19 patients thrown at stones


In Spain, several ambulances with a total of 28 older corona patients were thrown at stones. The attack had already occurred on Tuesday in La Línea de la Concepción in the south of the country on the border with Gibraltar, the Spanish police reported.

Dozens of people wanted to use the stone throwing to prevent the infected and partially Covid-19-affected retirees, who came from another community, from being transferred to a home in the Andalusian city and put in quarantine, barricades, garbage bins set on fire, and the demonstrators Also tried to prevent the ambulance column from moving on with a vehicle and barricades placed on the street. Around 50 people would have protested in front of the residence again on Wednesday night. They made threats and set fire to rubbish bins. Explosives were also thrown at the dormitory from neighboring houses. Two men were arrested, police said.

Mayor: Relocation "not well planned" The pensioners had previously been evacuated from their dormitory in the municipality of Alcalá del Valle, about 100 kilometers north of La Línea, because the coronavirus had spread there. Three residents died, at least half of the residence's employees tested positive for the Sars-CoV-2 virus. La Línea Mayor Juan Franco criticized the violent protests, but also said the transfer of the elderly was "not well planned" . He was informed only at the "last moment".
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