Summary: ‘ The Barcelona attack was the deadliest terror incident in Spain since March 2004, when nearly 200 people were killed by bombs planted on four commuter trains in Madrid. by Alexander Smith, Alastair Jamieson, Keir Simmons, and Kiko Itasaka A major anti-terrorism operation was underway in Spain on Friday at the end of a van plowed into crowds on Barcelona’s La Rambla tourist hot spot killing 13 people and wounding more than 100, prior to a car hit many people in a resort further down the Spanish coast, killing one woman. ram into the police and then flip over.” “I got pushed inside the souvenir kiosk and stayed there hiding while everybody kept running by screaming.” That was the last time Nunes saw her husband, 42-year-old new construction worker Jared Tucker and is currently desperately trying to find him in the Catalan city.
Photo Gallery: Pedestrians quickly fleeas Van Rams into Crowd Spain’s past history of terrorism goes much further back. As security forces hunted the Barcelona van’s driver, who was seen escaping on foot, six people, and a police officer were run down by a car in a come apart attack eight hours later on in Cambrils, a town south of the city. In 2015, authorities broke up an alleged ISIS-linked group they said was advance planning an attack in Madrid. 14 citizens died yesterday in #Barcelona, and #Cambrils terrorist attacks Spain’s King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, in conjunction with Catalan regional president Carles Puigdemont, stood in front of the crowd.
Here’s what we know about the incidents, accordingly far: The ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency said the extremist group was responsible, for Thursday’s deadly rampage in Barcelona but ISIS has produced no evidence in support of the claim. Police shot dead five of the Cambrils attackers, who were wearing fake fatal suicide belts….Read The Full Article Here
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