A PAIR of station guards have been struck off for throwing a commuter down some stairs after he wouldn’t put a masks on.
The unidentified rail passenger was filmed being hurled down the set of steps at a Barcelona Metro cease and landed on his again.
Stunning footage captured the second the person was violently handled by employees on the La Segrera station.
Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona (TMB), town’s main public transport operator has stated the lads have been ‘removed’ from their roles.
Footage of the violent incident on the entry level to Strains 9 and 10 of the station was taken on Saturday morning at round 10:30am.
Within the video, one of many railway employees may be heard saying: “I am fed up with you. And now you can call the police.”
There’s additionally a loud smack as the person’s physique concrete.
It has now additionally emerged that the person struck one of many guards ‘with several blows’ after being requested to put on his masks.
Sporting masks in public is obligatory in Spain, with failure to take action probably leading to fines of €600.
Now the guards have been dismissed, TMB stated in an announcement that ‘the passenger fell to the ground’ throughout a disagreement.
The transfer comes after the stunning footage was shared broadly on social media, prompting outrage on the ‘heavy-handedness’ of the station employees.
Officers from Catalunya’s police power the Mossos d’Esquadra additionally grew to become concerned within the incident.
One member of station employees has reported an alleged assault towards him.
TMB had confirmed on Sunday that it will examine the incident to ‘clarify the action’ that happened.