Video: A driver hit a group of protesters who were blocking a street for Women’s Day in Barcelona

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A motorist wanted to pass a checkpoint where there was a demonstration following 8M, in Barcelona, ​​​​and he charged into a group of women, which he dragged several meters. There are minor injuries.

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The event took place at 8 in the morning of this Wednesday, Women’s Day, during a traffic stop on Barcelona’s Diagonal, at the height of Albert Bastardas street. In the video of the event you can see how the car accelerates and breaks the human chain that the protesters have formed, causing some of them to fall to the ground.

Two other demonstrators remained above the bonnet and held on to it in order not to fall, while they asked the woman to stop. Another hung from the side of the vehicle.

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Finally the driver stopped driving after a few meters and the two women managed to get out by their own means. Meanwhile, the rest of the group approached to hit the car and recriminate the lady for her act.

The moment a driver attacks feminist protesters in Barcelona.  Video capture.

The moment a driver attacks feminist protesters in Barcelona. Video capture.

Following the accident, one of the demonstrators sustained bruises of a bland nature, as denounced by the Mossos d’Esquadra and the City of Barcelona. Others have suffered blows.

The Mossos d’Esquadra informed the agency EFE extension that the agents present on the spot have identified the driver, and will carry out the relative police report, which will be transferred to the court so that it can take the necessary decisions.

From the very beginning, in this 8M, two feminist rallies block entry to Barcelona. The Catalan Transit Service (SCT) reported that one of the demonstrations cuts the Sundial and is causing queues of more than three kilometers on the C-33 and more than six kilometers on the C-58.

The other demonstration blocked access from Avenida Diagonal, causing queues of more than six kilometers on the B-23.

Source: Clarin

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