Police Officer Shot Dead in Barcelona

Published December 20th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

A police officer was shot dead in central Barcelona on Wednesday in an attack which bore the hallmarks of the Basque separatist organization ETA, Catalan regional police said. 

The officer, who was not named, was shot twice in the head and once in the chest just before 7:00 am local time. Police cordoned off the area. 

On December 14 a politician from Spain's ruling Popular Party died after a car bomb attack in a Barcelona suburb, also blamed on ETA - BARCELONA, Spain (AFP) 

 

 

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