SPAIN (INTELLIHUB) — According to reports, a terrorist drove a speeding van into a crowd of pedestrians in the capital city of Barcelona killing at least 13 people and injuring 32 others around noon local time.
As of 12:20 p.m. two gunmen are reportedly held up at a local bar close to the crash scene and have taken hostages, Fox News reports.
El Pais has reported: “The van used in the BCN attack had been rented by a man named Driss Oukabir.”
El Pais: The van used in the BCN attack had been rented by a man named Driss Oukabir pic.twitter.com/QN24lvqZ81
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) August 17, 2017
Authorities have arrested one suspect and have located a second van affiliated with the attack.
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Was the Barcelona attack a copycat of Charlottesville?
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