Top news photos: Protests in Spain, Amit Shah campaigns in Haryana, and more

Here are some of the top images of the day

7.30 pm | Demonstrators walk along a highway in Girona, Spain on October 16, 2019. Thousands of people have joined five large protest marches across Catalonia that are set to converge on Barcelona, as the restive region reels from two straight days of violent clashes between police and protesters. The marches set off from several Catalan towns and aimed to reach the Catalan capital by Friday. Photo: AP
6.30 pm | Union Home Minister Amit Shah waves at the gathering during an election campaign rally, ahead of the State Assembly elections, in Faridabad, Haryana on October 16, 2019. Photo: PTI
4.30 pm | Police use water cannons to disperse KSU acivists who took out a march to the Kerala Secretariat demanding a probe into the complaints against the Public Service Commission and Kerala Technical University, in Thiruvananthapuram on October 16, 2019. Photo: S. Gopakumar
12.45 pm | Accounts holders of Punjab and Maharashtra banks protest outside the court in Mumbai on Wednesday, October 16, 2019. On Tuesday, two account holders of the PMC bank lost their lives. Photo: Vivek Bendre
11.15 am | DSP probationary officers' passing out parade at Mangalagiri near Vijayawada on Wednesday, 16 October 2019. Photo: Ch. Vijaya Bhaskar
10.00 am | Vote counting takes place in closed door polling station closed in Maputo, Mozambique. Calls for calm and warnings against voter intimidation marked a closely watched election day in the country that is crucial in consolidating a wary peace in the southern African nation of nearly 30 million people. Photo: AP
9.00 am | A line of police officers ride an escalator behind a protester holding an umbrella, ahead of Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's annual policy address, after four months of anti-government protests, at the Legislative Council in Hong Kong, China, October 16, 2019. Photo: REUTERS
8.00 am | A person injured in clashes during the campaign rally by Bolivia's President and current presidential candidate for the Movement for Socialism (MAS) party Evo Morales, being treated in Santa Cruz, Bolivia October 15, 2019. Photo: REUTERS

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