Five arrested in Madrid for setting fire to rubbish containers

Police in Madrid arrested five people on Saturady after a number of containers were set on fire and rubbish scattered. he city is in the throes of a strike by cleaning staff.

The unions are objecting to a redundancy plan (ERE) affecting 1,134 out of a total workforce of around 6,000 workers.

Several other people involved in incidents have been identified and further arrests could follow.

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