A RAVENOUS colony of seagulls praying on an elderly shopper in coronavirus-stricken Spain have been captured on camera.
In the attack, which looks like it’s been taken from the script of Alfred Hitchcock’s Hitchcock’s horror classic, The Birds, the gulls can be seen tormenting the elderly person who is carrying their shopping in Benidorm.
A total of 1,002 people have died in Spain after testing positive for coronavirus
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Locals claimed online the aggressive birds have now taken to attacking people on brief trips for groceries in the ghost town resort.
Their normal source of food is said to have vanished after bars and restaurants were shut and everyone was ordered to stay inside on Monday.
Spain has become the fourth-hardest hit country in the world, after China, Italy which has now become the epicentre of the outbreak, and Iran.
A total of 1,002 people have died in Spain after testing positive for coronavirus.
British tourists holidaying in the country were this week urged to ‘leave now’, after the government said hotels would be on shutdown from next week.
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Over the weekend Brits were spotted defying the country’s lockdown and taunting police in Benidorm at the weekend.
A video which appeared on social media showed a group of around 50 people — some topless, others holding cans of beer — boisterously chanting outside a block of flats as officers attempt to get them to go inside.
Comments underneath the video state “get them back to the UK” and “what unconsciousness, irresponsibility and stupidity”.
Stranded Brits wave from their hotel balconies in BenidormCredit: Solarpix