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21 Nov 2020 | 07:34 PM UTC

Spain: Barcelona police shoot assailant in attempted knife attack November 21

Spain News Alert

Barcelona police shoot alleged assailant in attempted knife attack on November 21; disruption likely

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/21/2020, 12:00 AM until 11/22/2020, 11:59 PM (Europe/Madrid). COUNTRY/REGION Barcelona

Event

Police shot and injured a man who allegedly attempted to attack them with a knife in Barcelona on the evening of Saturday, November 21. The incident occurred at 19:00 (local time) at the intersection of Passeig de Sant Joan and Carrer d'Ausiàs Marc. The assailant was reportedly a homeless man and is undergoing treatment in hospital. No other injuries were reported.

Disruption to transportation and business is likely in the vicinity of Passeig de Sant Joan over the near term as police carry out investigations into the incident. 

Advice

Those in Barcelona are advised to avoid the area as a precaution, monitor the situation, allow ample travel time, and obey instructions issued by local authorities.

 

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