Beach in Barcelona evacuated after explosive device found in water

Police have established a security perimeter of 250 metres wide around the device off the Sant Sebastia beach, one of most popular beaches in Barcelona.

Police found an explosive device in the water and evacuated part of it. (Photo: Reuters

A beach in Barcelona was evacuated on Sunday after police found an explosive device in the water, a Spanish Civil Guard spokeswoman told Reuters.

Police have established a security perimeter of 250 metres wide around the device off the Sant Sebastia beach, one of most popular beaches in Barcelona, she added.