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  • Barcelona attack: Four suspects to appear in court

    Madrid: The Spanish Interior Ministry has confirmed that the four terror suspects detained in connection with the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, which claimed 15 lives, will appear in the Spanish High Court on Tuesday. According to Xinhua, “Driss Oukabir, Mohamed Aallaa, Salar El Karib and Mohamed Houli Chemlal, will appear before judge Fernando Andreu, who is leading the investigation.”

  • Barcelona attack: Fresh manhunt underway

    Barcelona : Spanish police expanded a manhunt on Saturday for a Moroccan national believed to be one of the perpetrators of twin terror attacks in Barcelona and another seaside resort that killed 14 and wounded around 100.

  • Police name three Moroccans suspected of Spain attacks

    Barcelona, Spanish police today released the names of three Moroccans suspected of deadly terror attacks and who were shot dead overnight by security forces in the seaside resort of Cambrils. Catalonia’s regional police identified them as Moussa Oukabir, 17, Said Aallaa, 18, and Mohamed Hychami, 24. Police said they were searching for a fourth suspect, Younes Abouyaaqoub, aged 22.

  • Barcelona attack: Key suspect Moussa Oukabir confirmed dead

    Barcelona: The prime suspect in Barcelona attack Moussa Oukabir has been shot dead by police in the nearby seaside town of Cambrils, reports Express. The twin attacks in the Catalan capital were a reaction to air strikes in Syria, ISIS claimed, despite Spaniards refusing to take part in air bombing campaigns in 2015.

  • Barcelona attack: Victims came from various nationalities

    Barcelona: The dead and injured in Thursday’s terror attack in Barcelona were of many nationalities including citizens of the US, Britain, China and Pakistan, according to the Catalonian region’s Interior Ministry.

  • Spain Attack: Catalan government links attacks of Cambrils, Barcelona

    Barcelona: The Catalan government are investigating on the assumption that two other deadly events, a terrorist incident in the seaside resort town of Cambrils and a house explosion farther down the coast in Alcanar, were linked to the van attack in Barcelona carried out by the Islamic State terrorists.

  • Barcelona Attack: 14 things we know about the ghastly terror strike

    The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for an attack in which a van ran over pedestrians here in Las Ramblas boulevard. At least 13 persons were killed and more than 100 injured. Confirming the death toll, Head of Catalonia’s Regional Interior Department Joaquim Forn said in a tweet on Thursday: “My strongest condemnation of the terrorist attack in Barcelona. We can confirm 13 deaths.”

  • Facebook, Google activate SOS features after Barcelona attack

    Madrid: Soon after the Barcelona attack that left 13 people dead, Facebook and Google activated their safety check features to let users in the vicinity inform their friends that they were safe and get nearby support. Facebook created a page, titled “The attack in Barcelona, Spain” which users used to “check in as safe”, The Telegraph reported on Thursday. Recently launched SOS alert feature by Google gave people up-to-date news and information