Barcelona terror attack: 'I am not afraid' say defiant Spaniards as world unites to honour victims [Photos]

Fourteen people were killed and more than 100 injured on the famous Las Ramblas when a suspected terrorist ploughed a rented van through crowds of tourists.

FP Staff August 19, 2017 13:34:10 IST
Fourteen people were killed and more than 100 injured on the famous Las Ramblas when a suspected terrorist ploughed a rented van through crowds of tourists. AP
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Fourteen people were killed and more than 100 injured on the famous Las Ramblas when a suspected terrorist ploughed a rented van through crowds of tourists. AP
People around the world expressed their condolences. Queen Elizabeth II described the events in Barcelona and Cambrils as 'deeply upsetting'. She sent a message to King Felipe of Spain, saying, "It is deeply upsetting when innocent people are put at risk in this way when going about their daily lives." AP
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People around the world expressed their condolences. Queen Elizabeth II described the events in Barcelona and Cambrils as 'deeply upsetting'. She sent a message to King Felipe of Spain, saying, "It is deeply upsetting when innocent people are put at risk in this way when going about their daily lives." AP
A huge manhunt was underway across Europe for at least one terrorist feared to be still at large after plotting the Barcelona terrorist attacks. So far, the police has named three suspects of Moroccan origin. AP
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A huge manhunt was underway across Europe for at least one terrorist feared to be still at large after plotting the Barcelona terrorist attacks. So far, the police has named three suspects of Moroccan origin. AP
King Felipe of Spain joined people in Barcelona for a minute's silence on Friday where defiant crowds chanted "I am not afraid" in Catalan. AP
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King Felipe of Spain joined people in Barcelona for a minute's silence on Friday where defiant crowds chanted "I am not afraid" in Catalan. AP
The perpetrators of the terror attacks originally planned to use explosive devices to wreak greater devastation, but were apparently thwarted because their materials detonated prematurely, police said on Friday. AP
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The perpetrators of the terror attacks originally planned to use explosive devices to wreak greater devastation, but were apparently thwarted because their materials detonated prematurely, police said on Friday. AP