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Spain: Barcelona: False alarm: suspicious package near Sagrada Familia

Police in Barcelona said they had ended an anti-terror operation after a ‘false alarm’ sparked an evacuation of the area around the Sagrada Familia.

A bomb squad had earlier been deployed to conduct checks on a van parked in the area after a suspicious package was reported.

Several streets were sealed off and the Sagrada Familia metro station closed, as police searched the area around the iconic landmark.
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