Civilians injured in Catalonia after attempts to vote for independence

02/10/2017

 

James speaks with Isa Soares about the current crisis in Catalonia after police used batons and fired rubber bullets during pro-referendum protests in the countries capital.

At least 337 people have been injured as police used force to try to prevent voting in Catalonia's independence referendum. The Spanish government has pledged to stop a poll that was declared illegal by the country's constitutional court. Police officers are preventing people from voting, and have seized ballot papers and boxes at polling stations.