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Man drives car over several people in south Spain

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-05-29 07:03

MADRID -- A man drove a car over several people on Sunday night in the area of Puerto Banus in the municipality of Marbella, south Spain, after jumping over a stop of a Civil Guard patrol, Spanish news agency EFE quoted the regional government as reporting.

According to sources, this event took place at about 9:00 p.m. local time, and is not related to terrorism in principle. Several people were injured, but there are no fatalities.

RT news reported that seven people were wounded in the incident.

EFE reported that the vehicle involved was an SUV or a similar car. The driver and occupants inside have been detained by local police and the Civil Guard.

The driver apparently had symptoms of intoxication, added the sources.

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