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Barcelona airport deploys civil guards to handle security arrangements


Barcelona airport deploys civil guards to handle security arrangements

Spain, Aug 15 (ANI): The administration has deployed civil guards to handle the security arrangements at Barcelona Airport to limit disruptions from a planned strike by security staff. Spain's Civil Guards have taken over the security controls to keep a tab at the crowded airport.

Nowadays, holidaymakers are arriving in record numbers to Spain. Barcelona's El Prat is Spain's second busiest airport, and a major hub for international airlines, giving easy access to the north-eastern Mediterranean coast.

Employees of security company Eulen have held a series of stoppages since early August to demand better working conditions and more staff. After failing to reach a deal over the weekend, they've gone ahead with the indefinite around the clock walk-out.

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