Van Mows Down Dozens In Popular Barcelona Tourist Spot

August 17, 2017

Several people are injured after a van jumped a curb near Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Spain.

The driver has reportedly fled the scene on foot. Local Spanish media are also reporting that two armed men are holding hostages in a Turkish restaurant in a different part of the city. It is yet unclear as to whether the two incidents are related.

UPDATE (12:04 p.m.): SkyNews is reporting that two people are dead and Barcelona police are calling the van crash a terror attack.

UPDATE (12:53 p.m.): The death toll has risen to 13.

Report: At least 13 dead in #Barcelona crash https://t.co/0njQzzehY4 pic.twitter.com/QVMRryALph

— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) August 17, 2017

UPDATE (1:25 p.m.): Fox’s Catherine Herridge is reporting that ISIS is celebrating Thursday’s deadly attack.

UPDATE: Spanish authorities have corrected their earlier death tally. There is one confirmed death and 32 injuries.

UPDATE (1:52 p.m.): Fox News is reporting that one suspect has been arrested.

(First reported by Townhall News)https://townhall.com/tipsheet/cortneyobrien/2017/08/17/barcelona-n2370005   (August 17, 2017)

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