Terrorist attack in Barcelona, Terror strikes again.
This Thursday Spain was hit with the worst terrorist attack in more than a decade, when a driver in a van rolled dozens of people who were enjoying a sunny afternoon in one of the most famous streets of Barcelona, killing so far at least 13 people and leaving about 80 people injured on the pavement.
Hours later, it was shared, that was frustrated by the police a second attack in the coastal town of Cambrils, 70 miles south, it is said that the suspects were wearing explosive vests for the purpose of doing more damage, in the frustrated attempt were injured Four people and wounded a fifth.
Has been said by the local police, that a blast that took place Wednesday night might be connected with these terrorist attacks.
This attack in Barcelona is at least the sixth time in recent years, unscrupulous people, using vehicles as deadly weapons have attacked some European city.
After the attack the police closed the Plaza de Catalunya and Las Ramblas in the heart of Barcelona, both tourist destinations, and began an intense search of the attackers.
Two people were arrested later today, including a Moroccan man whose identification documents had been used to rent the van. But Barcelona police said he was not even believed to be the driver, who escaped on foot and was still unallocated Thursday night.
The Islamic state took responsibility for the assault on Barcelona, which broke a quiet afternoon in one of the most picturesque cities in Europe.
Witnesses described people shouting and running through their lives as the van driver was marching back and forth apparently trying to hit as many people as he could.
This happened shortly after 5:30 p.m. Police officers swept the area near Las Ramblas, a wide boulevard with a large section of pedestrians, taking people out of the area.
The videos taken by the witnesses and published online in a viral way showed men, women and children still on the ground between umbrellas and broken chairs, in the shade of the trees, many bleeding deeply, Where friends, strangers and paramedics were seen Trying to help the wounded. Scenes worthy of a horror movie tainted social networks on Thursday afternoon.
People were running everywhere, crying and desperate say a witnesses who lived this horrible moment.
Until Thursday, Spain had been spared the recent wave of terrorist attacks in Europe – many of those involving vehicles dragging the masses – claimed by extremists in France, Germany, Britain and elsewhere.
Many Rulers and political leaders have spoken out against this horrific attack and offered their solidarity with the European country.
And the whole world has pronounced itself in the social networks condemning this horrible acts and expressing the disagreement to the terror and fear that these people full of hatred want to impose us to live continuously.