Police shoots Barcelona attack organizer in Barcelona province

Source : 112 Ukraine

The terrorist shouted “Allahu Akbar”
19:51, 21 August 2017

Spanish police, after terrorist attack in Barcelona, August 2017
El Pais

Spanish police officers in a special operation averted a terrorist attack in Subirats, Province of Barcelona, as the department of internal affairs of Catalonia informs.

It was informed that the law enforcers went to Subirats after receiving a call from one of the locals, who said he had seen a man, resembling one of the suspects of running over people in La Rambla Boulevard in Barcelona. At the sight of police officers, the terrorist shouted “Allahu Akbar”, showing the suicide vest.

Later on, it was confirmed, that the man is Younes Abouyaaqoub, the organizer of the terrorist attack in Barcelona. 

As it was reported earlier, a truck ran over the crowd of people at La Rambla boulevard in Barcelona on Thursday. At least 13 people deceased, over a hundred were wounded in the tragedy. The truck’s driver fled the scene, accompanied by a group of sidekicks and later that day captured hostages at a local restaurant. The police stormed the restaurant and arrested two suspects; however, the driver is still at large.

The Spanish government officially claimed the tragedy a terrorist act; later that day, the ISIS took responsibility for the attack.

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