MADRID – With riots in the centre of Madrid, ten police officers were injured and six arrests have been made. In the wake of the riots were also barricades raised, the destruction caused, was set on fire and shops looted, reported Spanish media.
The riots began with a riot just now about the death of 35-year-old Senegalese straatventer while the municipal police in action was against illegal street vendors.
The Senegalese succumbed to a cardiac arrest. Rioters believed that the man by the police was haunted, and that, therefore, he would have died. The police are fighting that.
In the whole of the old district of Lavapiés were agents by groups of men pelted and attacked.