Two para-military civil guardsmen were shot dead in Madrid on Monday (4 June). The fatal?
GV Lane where shooting took place in Madrid (2 shots)
MV Children milling in lane ZOOM IN TO pool of blood
MV People along footpath PULL BACK TO blocks of flats
GV Large block of flats with cars parked outside
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Background: Two para-military civil guardsmen were shot dead in Madrid on Monday (4 June). The fatal shots were fired by gunmen from a passing taxi.
SYNOPSIS: The two civil guardsmen lived in this suburb of the Spanish capital. They were returning home from duty, when gunmen opened fire on them. First reports indicated that the civil guardsmen were in civilian clothes when they were killed. Their killers made off in the taxi from which the shots were fired.
No-one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The two civil guardsmen were the seventieth and seventy-first victims of political violence in Spain this year.