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Crime/Incidents news and information for Spain

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 15, 2003

Bodies recovered from plane crash

Espolla (Girona) - The bodies of the four people travelling from Ibiza in the light aircraft that crashed last Sunday in the Sierra de la Albera have been recovered and transferred to the morgue in Figueres where an...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 15, 2003

Three injured when part of a supermarket roof collapses

Three people were slightly injured and a fourth needed assistance, following a panic attack, when part of the roof of a supermarket located in Plaza Alejandro Fleming in Palma collapsed. According to the Town Hall, the...

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 15, 2003

Bombs discovered on building site

The bomb disposal unit of the Guardia Civil carried out a controlled explosion of two bombs left over from the Spanish Civil War after they were found on a building site in calle Montblanc, l'Aldea.

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 15, 2003

Petrol Tanker in Accident

A petrol tanker carrying 2.000 litres of petrol and 30.000 of diesel was involved in an accident on the national highway 340 near the district of La Hoya. The driver was killed instantly.

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 15, 2003

Shooting in Madrid

A 26 year old Albanian has died and a 19 year old Rumanian is seriously injured after been shot by persons unknown when the pair were inside their vehicle in calle Laurel, Arganzuela, Madrid.

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 10, 2003

Torrevieja crime ring cracked

A gang accused of high-tech credit card fraud using video cameras to steal PIN numbers has been arrested in Torrevieja.
The alleged fraudsters used a cunning video recording system to spy out secret PIN numbers and...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 10, 2003

Three people arrested for hiding illegal immigrants

The National Police arrested three Spanish people today for hiding 28 Moroccan immigrants in houses in Algeciras. During the police operation, two of the immigrants were hurt while trying to resist arrest, and were...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 10, 2003

Explosion in factory

Important material damage was caused when an explosion rocked a factory in Tafalla (Pamplona) early this morning. The factory, belonging to the company Congelados Frisa, is near the city's Guardia Civil station, so...

Crime/Incidents Fri, Oct 10, 2003

Football fan killer gives himself up

The man who killed Deportivo La Coruña fan Manuel Ríos on Tuesday after the Deportivo-Compostela football match, has given himself up. Gabriel Rodríguez Pérez confessed his guilt in the court of Fontiñas, in...

Crime/Incidents Thu, Oct 9, 2003

Traffic Accident

Three people were killed and another seriously injured when their 4-wheel drive Toyota Land Cruiser came off the A-2 motorway in the municipality of Lleida. The accident occurred at kilometre 138,5 direction Barcelona.

Crime/Incidents Wed, Oct 8, 2003

34 people arrested in huge antiterrorist operation

A total of 34 people were arrested early this morning during a huge antiterrorist operation carried out in the Basque Country, Navarra, Zaragoza and the south of France. The operation was ordered by judge Baltasar...