45,000 protesters supporting Catalan process in Brussels- Police

Last Updated: Dec 07 2017 18:41

BRUSSELS- The Belgian police said that on Thursday, 45,000 protesters gathered in Brussels to show support for Catalonia's impeached regional president Carles Puigdemont and to seek the European Union support for the region's independence drive.

"Official count of the Catalan demonstration in Brussels: 45,000 protestors," Brussels police said on Twitter, having earlier put the number at more than 10,000.