Police said on Twitter they had cordoned off the house of God and requested that individuals stay away from the territory while the operation is completed.
Barcelona was hit by assaults a month ago when aggressor Islamists drove a van down the city’s Las Ramblas road and completed a subsequent assault in a close-by resort town, killing 16 individuals altogether.
All streets around Sagrada Familia are blocked and police are moving everyone out of the area. Stay safe. pic.twitter.com/W0qsMcEnhp
— cătălin codrean (@ccodrean) September 12, 2017
The Sagrada Familia, composed by popular engineer Antoni Gaudi, is the city’s most outstanding historic point and draws in a huge number of sightseers from around the globe consistently.