Tourists walk past a souvenir shop in downtown Barcelona, Spain on Friday. Photo: EPA

Crime surge alarms Spanish tourism hotspot of Barcelona

  • Those injured by thieves in recent days include Afghanistan’s ambassador to Spain and a 91-year-old French woman who was pushed to the ground
  • In June, a South Korean public servant who was visiting the city died from her injuries after being beaten up by muggers
Topic |   Spain

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Tourists walk past a souvenir shop in downtown Barcelona, Spain on Friday. Photo: EPA
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