Shock as woman shot to death in heist at Spanish bingo hall

Shock as woman shot to death in heist at Spanish bingo hall Credit: Ralf Geithe/

A woman has been shot during a heist at a bingo hall in the Spanish town of Tortosa, as reported on Monday, September 19.

The death of a woman at a bingo hall in Tortosa, Spain, was reported by local police in a statement that read:

“The Agents of the Police of the Generalitat-Mossos d’Esquadra of the Criminal Investigation Division (DIC) of the Terres de l’Ebre Police Region are investigating the death of a woman in a bingo in the town of Tortosa.”

“The incident happened shortly after midnight when a group of men broke into the premises and seriously injured a worker and one of the customers.”

“Both were taken to a hospital in Tortosa and the woman died a few hours later.”

“The Criminal Investigation Area of the Terres de l’Ebre Police Region has taken over the investigation to clarify the circumstances of the incident.”

The news follows reports of agents that the Spanish National Police have dismantled a criminal organisation dedicated to international drug trafficking in the Netherlands and Spain, involved in the processing and distribution of various narcotic substances of synthetic origin, as well as the extraction of coca base paste or cocaine hydrochloride, as reported on Thursday, September 15.

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Joshua Manning

Originally from the UK, Joshua is based on the Costa Blanca and is a web reporter for the Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]


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