Elite Army units drafted in this morning to patrol Costa Blanca towns’ hotspots

Image of Jose Alberto Armijo and Francisco Arce. Credit: [email protected]_Nerja

The Army’s Special Operations Group (GEO) rolled into Denia and Javea this morning to control ‘hot spots’ such as beaches and promenades.

THE elite army unit will work together with the Guardia Civil, National and Local Police to ensuring State of Alarm lockdown measures are adhered to.

The coastal areas they will concentrate on are considered to be “most at risk of contagion” since there are “irresponsible people who ignore the obligation to stay at home” to go to the beach.

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Tara Rippin

Tara Rippin is a reporter for Spain’s largest English-speaking newspaper, Euro Weekly News, and is responsible for the Costa Blanca region.
She has been in journalism for more than 20 years, having worked for local newspapers in the Midlands, UK, before relocating to Spain in 1990.
Since arriving, the mother-of-one has made her home on the Costa Blanca, while spending 18 months at the EWN head office in Fuengirola on the Costa del Sol.
She loves being part of a community that has a wonderful expat and Spanish mix, and strives to bring the latest and most relevant news to EWN’s loyal and valued readers.

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