” President Donald Trump tweeted condemnation of the attack, and urged Spain to be “tough and strong.” But the group has produced no evidence in support of the claim. It was the deadliest terror incident in Spain since March 2004, when nearly 200 people were killed by bombs planted on four rush hour commuter trains in Madrid. Pablo Morante had just caught a bus when he noticed people running down the street, and a van “doing movements to hit as numerous people as possible.” Related: Vehicles Are Becoming the Weapons of Choice, for Terrorists “They were sitting right there and they saw everything.
In 2015, authorities broke up an alleged ISIS-linked group they said was advance planning an attack in Madrid. by Tom Winter, and Jon Schuppe A terrorist-driven rental van plowed through a crowded pedestrian plaza in the heart of Barcelona on Thursday afternoon, killing at least 13 people and injuring more than 100, the latest in a series of low-tech attacks in European cities. Related: Las Ramblas District Is Typically Packed With Tourists Rachel Mersky, a product designer from Oakland, California, told NBC News she was walking in the area, and heard a commotion. Photo Gallery: Barcelona Attack: Pedestrians quickly fleeAfter Van Rams into Crowd Since the 2004 bombings, authorities have arrested dozens of people suspected of terrorism, including members of a suspected ISIS cell in June.
The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain and will do whatever is absolutely necessary to help. “My almost all serious condemnation to the terrorist attack in Barcelona,” Catalan’s Interior Minister Joaquim Forn tweeted just prior to night fell on the city. Officials in the autonomous Spanish region of Catalonia, which includes Barcelona, said they’d arrested two people, for the attack in the city’s Las Ramblas district but not the driver. consulate in Barcelona asked people to avoid the Ramblas area, particularly near Plaza de Cataluna.
People got off of the bus, and started running.” Here’s what we know, accordingly far: Authorities said they expected the number of deaths to rise. He recalled seeing two waves of screaming people, including numerous tourists, and children, rush into a market area. The ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency claimed responsibility, for the attack, said Ken Wolf, a senior analyst at Flashpoint….Read The Full Article Here”
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