Spanish riots leave 11 police injured; 40 arrested

-A A +A

Monday, January 13, 2014

MADRID -- Spanish officials said riots in the northern city of Burgos have left 11 police injured and 40 people have been arrested after protesters began attacking police vehicles, burning garbage containers and breaking windows.

Rioting began Friday night as residents of Burgos' Gamonal district objected to city hall plans to redesign a street into a tree-lined boulevard with an underground car garage. Eight police officers were injured and 17 people arrested.

A government statement says disturbances erupted again Saturday, with residents demanding the release of those arrested the previous night, leading to three police being injured and 23 further arrests.

Sunday's statement said police intervened to "guarantee law and order and citizens' safety." (AP)

DISCLAIMER: Sun.Star website welcomes friendly debate, but comments posted on this site do not necessary reflect the views of the Sun.Star management and its affiliates. Sun.Star reserves the right to delete, reproduce or modify comments posted here without notice. Posts that are inappropriate will automatically be deleted.

Forum rules: Do not use obscenity. Some words have been banned. Stick to the topic. Do not veer away from the discussion. Be coherent and respectful. Do not shout or use CAPITAL LETTERS!
Holy Week 2014

FOREX: US$ 1.00 = PhP 44.420

Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Philippine Lotto Results

Gamesort iconCombinations
6Digit7-2-0-8-1-6
Swertres Lotto 11AM8-9-8
Swertres Lotto 4PM4-5-2
Swertres Lotto 9PM6-0-7
EZ2 Lotto 9PM04-02

Sun.Star Jobs
  • Sun.Star Zup!
  • Sunstar Multimedia
  • Filipino Abroad
  • Pacman blog
  • Habemus Papam
  • Calamity Report
  • Obituary
  • ePaper
  • Pnoy
  • goodearth
  • SunStar Celebrity
  • tell it to sunstar
  • Festivals
  • Sinulog
  • Philippine Polls
  • Technology