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Catalonia government says 893 injured in clashes during banned referendum

People hold up their hands as they block the entrance of a polling station after casting their votes for the banned independence referendum outside the Reina Violant primary school in Barcelona, Spain October 1, 2017. REUTERS/Jon Nazca

MADRID (Reuters) - The Catalan health service said 893 people received medical attention as a result of injuries sustained during clashes with police on Sunday.

Four of those people were seriously injured but stable, the health service said in a statement.

Reporting By Paul Day, writing by Sonya Dowsett; Editing by Julien Toyer

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