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One suspect killed, two arrested following deadly Barcelona attack


Authorities in Barcelona say a suspect was killed and two others have been arrested following the attack on pedestrians in the popular Boqueria open-air market.
A man drove a van into pedestrians killing 13 people and injuring at least 100. The death toll may rise.
Police is treating it as a terrorist attack and have begun investigations
Barcelona One of the vans involved in the deadly attack was reportedly rented by a man named Driss Oukabir. According to local media, Oukabir is a Spanish national of North African descent.

Driss Oukabir One of the suspects who was arrested

Catalonia’s regional president confirmed in a news conference that two people have been arrested and 80 people have been hospitalised.
On Twitter the Catalan police also said that a driver ran into two policemen at a Barcelona checkpoint earlier on Thursday.
The Boqueria is a popular spot frequented by tourists.
Police in Barcelona released a picture of the man who allegedly rented the van used in the attack.

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