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Violent protest in Madrid after the death of street vendor

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The death of a Senegalese street vendor led to a violent confrontation between the Spanish police and migrants in Madrid, Spain.

The protest began Thursday evening at about 21 hours and lasted until 1.30 am. Several bus stops and bank branches were damaged, and trash cans were set on fire.

The unrest began after a Senegalese street vendor, according to the protesters, was chased by the police. According to the police was Mame Mbaye Ndiaye died after a heart attack. ‘The police chased him from Sol to Lavapiés on a motorcycle, ” said Modou, a 25-year-old Senegalese. ‘There he died’, he said to AFP.

At least 19 people are injuries hit during the protests, ten police officers were slightly wounded. There were six people arrested, let the police in Madrid know.

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