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Catalans divided as independence vote nears

As Catalonia independence vote nears, the issue has the entire northeastern region split roughly down the middle.

As Catalonia independence vote nears, the issue has the entire northeastern region split roughly down the middle.

The most recent poll commissioned by the regional government in July finds that 49.4 percent of Catalans are against independence while 41.1 percent are in favour.

Al Jazeera's Karl Penhaul reports from Barcelona.

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