Barcelona terror attack: 13 killed, 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas

Many are feared dead when a van rammed into a crowd of pedestrians on Barcelona's iconic Las Ramblas on Thursday

FP Staff August 18, 2017 07:57:40 IST
Barcelona terror attack: 13 killed, 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas
Barcelona terror attack 13 killed 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas

A van in Barcelona's iconic Las Ramblas rammed into pedestrians on Thursday killing two and injuring 32, a government report said on Thursday. AP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barcelona terror attack 13 killed 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas

Two armed men reportedly entered a restaurant in Las Ramblas after the crash, reports said. AP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barcelona terror attack 13 killed 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas

Police confirmed that it was a terror attack and told local media that they were on the lookout for the two perpetrators. According to media reports, 13 people are feared dead in the attack. AP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barcelona terror attack 13 killed 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas

Catalan emergency services said people should stay away from the area, while police cordoned off the spot. AP

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barcelona terror attack 13 killed 100 injured as van crashes into crowd at popular tourist spot Las Ramblas

The Madrid foreign office also updated its travel advice for UK citizens after the attack and warned tourists against visiting Las Ramblas. AP

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