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6 arrested after latest clashes between hooded youths, Spanish police in Barcelona

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    Riot police take position during a protest against the eviction of squatters in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 31, 2014. The demonstration, which drew supporters from around and outside the city, was to protest Monday’s closing of a social center that was occupied by squatters for 17 years. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) (The Associated Press)

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    A riot police officer argues with a demonstrator during a protest against the eviction of squatters in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 31, 2014. The demonstration, which drew supporters from around and outside the city, was to protest Monday’s closing of a social center that was occupied by squatters for 17 years. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) (The Associated Press)

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    A demonstrator lights a cigarette from burning waste paper set ablaze in a garbage can during a protest against the eviction of squatters in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 31, 2014. The demonstration, which drew supporters from around and outside the city, was to protest Monday’s closing of a social center that was occupied by squatters for 17 years. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) (The Associated Press)

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    A demonstrator protests in front of riot police during a rally against the eviction of squatters in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 31, 2014. The demonstration, which drew supporters from around and outside the city, was to protest Monday’s closing of a social center that was occupied by squatters for 17 years. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) (The Associated Press)

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    Demonstrators take part in a protest against the eviction of social squatters from a building in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, May 31, 2014. The demonstration, which drew supporters from around and outside the city, was to protest Monday’s closing of a social center that was occupied by squatters for 17 years. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez) (The Associated Press)

Spanish officials say police have arrested six more people after a sixth night of clashes with youths in Barcelona.

The disturbances erupted in the touristic Mediterranean city after the partial dismantling of a popular social center that had been run by squatters for 17 years. Since then, dozens of people have been arrested.

The melee overnight left a trail of burning garbage containers, damage to bank cash machines, and vandalized public property and parked cars.

A police spokesman said the arrests Sunday resulted from spillover violence after some 3,500 people marched peacefully through the city center a day earlier.

The spokesman said police also checked the identity papers of 225 people. He spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to be quoted publicly in the media.