Bomb squad to check van parked by Barcelona's Sagrada Familia: Catalan police

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Posted: Sep 12, 2017 2:56 PM

MADRID (Reuters) - Catalan police said on Tuesday they had sent a bomb squad to check a van parked by Barcelona's Sagrada Familia church, a famous tourist site.

Police said earlier on Twitter they had evacuated the site as part of an anti-terrorism operation.

(Reporting by Angus Berwick; Editing by Isla Binnie)