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Rat attack! Rodent interrupts Spanish Parliament

This is the moment a rat caused havoc in a Spanish parliament.

The large rodent unexpectedly took the floor in Andalusia’s regional parliament on Wednesday forcing lawmakers to gasp, shriek and leave their seats while a voice was heard calling on colleagues to remain calm.

The rat made its entrance just as legislators were set to vote on whether to appoint Socialist politician Susana Diaz as senator for the southern Spanish region.

Once the interruption was over, order was restored and Diaz’s senatorial role was approved.

Witnesses told local media the rat was of a ‘considerable size’.

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