Summary: ‘ But shortly afterwards, the man turned himself in to police, denying any involvement in the terror plot, and claiming his documents were stolen, might possibly by his brother, La Vanguardia reported. Initial reports in the Spanish media named Driss Oukabir, a French citizen of Moroccan origin, as the person driving the van at the end of his identification documents were found in the vehicle used in the terror attack. In particular, the driver of the van remained elusive Friday as Spain conducted a major anti-terror operation to locate the man.
News of the arrest followed the announcement that the demise toll in the twin attacks had risen to 14 people, at the end of a woman died Friday who was injured when a car plowed into pedestrians in Cambrils, about 80 miles south of Barcelona. According to El Periodico, as Fox News reported earlier, the CIA warned local Spanish authorities two months ago about a possible terror attack, following a number of analogous vehicular attacks across Europe, including in London, Nice, Berlin, and Stockholm. A fourth person was arrested on Friday in connection with the terror attacks that killed at least 14 people in Barcelona, and the resort of Cambrils, police said. Security forces mobilized quickly at the end of the Barcelona attack, just where authorities say a jihadist used a van to target people on one of the Catalonia capital’s almost all popular streets, and managed to escape the scene by foot….Read The Full Article Here
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