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Desperate businessman smashes car containing gas cylinders into Spain's ruling party HQ

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Desperate businessman smashes car containing gas cylinders into Spain's ruling party HQ
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A Spanish businessman has smashed his car containing gas cylinders into the headquarters of Spain’s ruling People’s Party.

The incident sparked a major public alert with authorities blocking off parts of central Madrid.

There are no reports of any casualties.

The driver of the car is believed to be a victim of the financial crisis after his enterprise folded and he lost property.

Police say the man is under arrest.

Security services were quick to react maintaining a heavy presence in parts of the capital.

Bomb disposal experts have been on the scene as a “precaution” according to the Spanish government.