(Update) At least 34 nationalities among Spain attack victims

Sydney Schoolboy Still Unaccounted For Following Barcelona Terror Attack

Sydney Schoolboy Still Unaccounted For Following Barcelona Terror Attack

13 people have been murdered in Barcelona in a terrorist attack, when a van rammed into pedestrians in Las Ramblas, a popular pedestrian street with lateral carriageways for traffic. Police said they were searching for a fourth suspect, Younes Abouyaaqoub, aged 22.

Thursday's van attack in Barcelona killed at least 13 people, and one woman was killed early Friday in Cambrils when a auto ploughed into pedestrians there.

Ozhan said that he expressed his condolence to the people of Spain and the families of the victims.

Trapero said four suspects - three Moroccans and one Spaniard - had been arrested in connection with the Barcelona attack. Authorities have also identified three others - two of whom could have died in Alcanar, something they are still investigating. He was referring to a blast in a house in the town of Alcanar which police said caused one death and was caused by an attempt to make explosive devices'.

The Islamic State terrorist group claimed responsibility for the attack via its Amaq news agency, though the group, also known as ISIS, has not offered proof to support its involvement.

Police seemed to believe the two attacks had been planned by a 12-member terrorist cell. Asked if the van driver in the first attack was among the five killed, Mr. Trapero said: "The investigation points in this direction". In Cambrils, five attackers in an Audi A3 killed one woman, injured six, and critically injured seven more people.

Barcelona will wear special commemorative shirts in Sunday's La Liga match against Real Betis in tribute to the victims of Thursday's attacks in the Catalan city.

Suspected jihadists have been behind the previous attacks. None of them had a history of terrorist activity, he said.

Spain's prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, characterised the attackers as jihadists.

His brother Driss Oukabir, of Moroccan origin, was named by Spanish media as one of the two people detained in Ripoll.

Fifteen of the injured people were in serious condition and authorities warned the death toll could rise.

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