Commenters ‘mocked’ death of Catalan passengers on crashed jet

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Commenters ‘mocked’ death of Catalan passengers on crashed jet - The Irish Times

Spanish police will pursue the writers of online comments that mocked the death of Catalan passengers on the downed Germanwings flight from Barcelona and highlighted the country’s regional tensions.

“It’s not the first time, unfortunately, that we’ve seen that the social networks are carriers of hatred,” said Francisco Martinez, Spain’s secretary of state for security, at a news conference in Madrid.

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