Friday, February 9, 2024, 12:07
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The farmers protests They face their fourth day this Friday, advancing towards the centers of the cities and with the focus on arriving in Madrid this Saturday. The detainees amount to 20 people as of Thursday night, according to the balance of the Ministry of the Interior, which also totals more than 5,200 identified for sanction and almost 2,000 complaints.
The most notable demonstrations are today in Bilbao, where the tractors are advancing through the city and were positioned during the morning at the San Mamés stadium. In Valencia we are also experiencing critical hours, with numerous traffic problems due to tractors blocking the outskirts of the city since early in the morning. The A-42 highway that connects Madrid and Toledo has also suffered traffic jams again this morning due to demonstrations by farmers in the middle of the road, which has clogged the road near Illescas.
On this DGT map you can consult in real time the road cuts due to the truckers’ strike.