Moments ago, Barcelona police confirmed an incident involving a white van mowing down pedestrians in Barcelona, Spain was a terror attack. 13 people are confirmed dead, many are injured.
#BREAKING Barcelona police say Las Ramblas van incident 'terrorist attack'
— AFP News Agency (@AFP) August 17, 2017
GRAPHIC: video captures close up of injured pedestrians after white van mows down Barcelona crowd. pic.twitter.com/5QLIxhgDt1
— Josh Caplan (@joshdcaplan) August 17, 2017
Sun UK reports:
A TERROR van has ploughed into pedestrians in Barcelona leaving 13 dead and several injured, according to local reports.
Eyewitness footage and photos from the scene show a huge emergency response after the smash on the iconic Las Ramblas tourist hotspot.
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Local outlet El Pais claims that police sources have said that the driver ran away from the van on foot after the smash.
ISIS celebrated the terror attacks today online.
2) #ISIS accounts celebrating #Barcelona similarly to after #Manchester: Publishing images, previous warnings & praises. No claim yet tho pic.twitter.com/0cd7r1jSh1
— Rita Katz (@Rita_Katz) August 17, 2017
The terrorists are celebrating.
#barcelona attack #lasRamblas Pro #ISIS closed chat rooms spreading screenshots related 2 the attack and claiming #Europe as the land of war
— GlobalIntelInsight (@global_awar) August 17, 2017
More comments referring to recent attack in #Barcelona on pro ISIS channels. pic.twitter.com/LmyJPNhjbj
— Joshua Molloy (@joshmolloy101) August 17, 2017