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General strike begins in Barcelona

General strike begins in Barcelona
01/09
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Barricade at the entry of Mercabarna Market in Zona Franca with fires lit by protesters either side.
General strike begins in Barcelona
02/09
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Mercabarna' s workers gather during the strike as flames rise from a fire built in the distance.
General strike begins in Barcelona
03/09
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Mercabarna' s worker during the strike.
General strike begins in Barcelona
04/09
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Barricade at the entry of Mercabarna Market in Zona Franca.
General strike begins in Barcelona
05/09
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Striking workers building up a barricade of burning tyres.
General strike begins in Barcelona
06/09
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Workers building up barricade with tyres.
General strike begins in Barcelona
07/09
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A Mercabarna worker during the strike.
General strike begins in Barcelona
08/09
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Mercabarna workers seen here at the commencement of the strike.
General strike begins in Barcelona
09/09
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Mercabarna workers seen here during the strike with burning tyres seen in the background.
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona
  • General strike begins in Barcelona

Two hundred workers built up a barricade at the entry to Mercabarna, Barcelona's biggest food supplier market in the Zona Franca, to keep out trucks that were due to arrive as the country braced itself for a general strike.

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