” The National Counterterrorism Center, the government hub, for threat analysis, confirmed to Fox News the centre is monitoring the events in Barcelona, and note the utilize of a vehicle as a weapon. Barcelona resident Keith Fleming told the Associated Press he was watching television in his building on a side street just off of Las Ramblas when he heard a noise, and went out to the balcony to investigate. Police are on the hunt, for the driver of the van that rammed through a crowded tourist area in Barcelona Thursday, killing 13 people, and wounding more than 100 others in what investigators called an act of terror.
(Barcelona Police) BARCELONA TERROR ATTACK: TIMELINE OF RECENT VEHICLE INCIDENTS IN EUROPE The white van jumped onto a sidewalk, and sped through a pedestrian zone on Las Ramblas of Barcelona, the famous main pedestrian walk way that crosses the city. Be tough & strong, we love you!” Please avoid the area, and monitor local police @mossos, for updates.” “The perpetrators of the attack in #Barcelona are Islamic state soldiers and carried out the operation on command of [ISIS’ leader] of targeting coalition countries,” the ISIS release stated. Albert Tort, a 47-year-old nurse who lives near Las Ramblas, told El Pais that what he saw at the scene was an “authentic disaster.” TRUMP CONDEMNS BARCELONA TERROR, SAYS US ‘WILL DO WHATEVER IS absolutely necessary TO HELP’ The Department of Homeland Security said Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke has been briefed on the situation. I counted at least 6 dead, I tried to revive a young [man], but it was impossible.” BREAKING: ‘Amaq News Agency reported #ISIS responsibility, for #Barcelona attack #Spain pic.twitter.com/W8FFz7qBz6 A senior police official said the van attack is connected to a gas violent explosion inside a house in the town of Alcanar Wednesday, in which one person was killed, and seven were injured.
Since July 2016, vehicles have been used to ram into crowds in terror attacks across Europe, killing well over with 100 people in Nice, Berlin, London and Stockholm. BARCELONA ‘TERROR’: TRUMP, STATE DEPARTMENT MONITORING SPAIN ATTACK Catalan unexpected emergency situation services said people Why ought to go to the area around Placa Catalunya, according to Reuters. A government official has confirmed to Fox News that intelligence agencies are currently combing through their holdings, including terror observe lists, to find out if Oukabir was known to the FBI, DHS, and other agencies. President Trump condemned the attack, saying in a tweet, “The United States condemns the terror attack in Barcelona, Spain and will do whatever is absolutely necessary to help.
The American living in the Spanish city said police showed up and pushed everyone a completely full to capacity block down the street. State-owned broadcaster RTVE reported that investigators think two vans were used — one, for the attack, and a second as a getaway vehicle. Driss Oukabir, suspect named by police at the end of the attack in Barcelona. BARCELONA TERROR ATTACK: LAWMAKERS AND NATIONAL FIGURES REACT A grisly video of the incident appeared to demonstrate at least five people lying motionless on the ground, with legs twisted, and heads bloodied.
A senior police official said Thursday’s attack was “clearly a terror attack,”, and was “intended to kill as numerous people as possible,” according to The Associated Press….Read The Full Article Here”
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