More than 850 people were killed as the Basque separatist group ETA fought for an independent state in southwestern France and northern Spain

But now ETA has disarmed after fighting a bloody campaign for independence for more than half a century.

The group says it's handed over all weapons and explosives, and will continue to operate as a disarmed group.

Al Jazeera’s Laurence Lee reports from Northern Spain.

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