MADRID (AFP) - A handful of stone-throwing kids attempted to save you ambulances from transferring 28 aged coronavirus sufferers to a residence of their city in southern Spain, police said Wednesday.

The incident took place as the virus loss of life toll soared to 3,434 in Spain, overtaking China, with aged people bearing the brunt of the outbreak.

Police stated the protest passed off on Tuesday afternoon when a convoy of ambulances attempted to go into los angeles Linea de Concepcion, an impoverished city in Andalusia which flanks Gibraltar.

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The protesters hurled stones and shouted insults at the ambulances and even tried to dam their direction by parking a car inside the middle of the street, police said, indicating two men aged 32 and 25 have been arrested.

The pensioners were being transferred to opportunity accommodation in los angeles Linea in which they could acquire scientific remedy because their care home in Alcala del Valle near Malaga "turned into being disinfected", a police source stated.

at the residence, around 50 people, "ordinarily kids" stood outside, "threatening and insulting the police and those who had brought" them, caution of further protests if greater unwell pensioners were introduced in, he stated.

similarly disturbances flared up later within the evening with protesters throwing items from close by rooftops, such as "flammable fabric", police stated.

in spite of an remarkable national lockdown to cut back the outbreak, the virus has now inflamed 47,610 humans in Spain, with the good sized majority of fatalities elderly.

during the last week, Spain has been speeding to attempt to defend its aged populace after a dozens of deaths at care houses throughout the united states of america, with the army sent in to conduct a large deep-smooth operation.

A sprawling town with excessive unemployment, los angeles Linea is located inside the southern Cadiz province and is infamous for being a haven for drug trafficking and tobacco smuggling.

"there is a tense ecosystem within the city because those worried in illegal activities like smuggling tobacco or hashish can’t do whatever, they are able to’t go away their home without justification," the police source stated.

"And whilst they are attempting to go out, we catch them at once because without a-one within the streets, the patrols can circulate an awful lot quicker because there’s no traffic."