Became known new details about the tragedy in the Catalan city. Before the van crashed into a crowd of people on the main street of Las Ramblas. According to the latest data, 13 people were killed and another 100 people were injured.
The tragedy occurred on Thursday in Las Ramblas in Central Barcelona. The van made arrival on group of people. According to the latest data, 13 people were killed and over 100 received injuries of varying severity. The incident was recognized as a terrorist attack, the responsibility for what happened took on the organization of “Islamic state”, which is prohibited in Russia. A terrorist attack in Barcelona: what is known about the tragedy
As reported in the Situational crisis center of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation of our compatriots injured during the terrorist attack. Independent tourist suffered minor scratches on her medical care, hospitalization is not required.
According to media reports, the police carries out operational-search measures. A few hours after the events in Barcelona in Cambrils unknown ran into the crowd and then started shooting. Six people were injured. A policeman was wounded. The publication reported that the police managed to eliminate four of the attackers.
Besides, explosions were recorded in another Spanish municipality of Alcanar. In the attack one person was killed and seven were injured. Initially it was assumed that the explosion occurred due to gas leakage. However it became known later worked samodelnoe device.
Some Russian celebrities were in Barcelona the day of the attack. They talked on social networks about the situation in the city.
“I’m fine, I’m in the room. Condolences to the relatives of the victims. So guys, terrible. I saw a little war,” – wrote in Instagram video blogger Amiran Sardarov.
Actress Anastasia Zavorotnyuk also resting in Catalonia. He and a friend were walking in the centre of the city shortly before the incident.
“The third hour stuck in a traffic jam, an endless stream of cars almost not moving. And the thoughts do not let go. Very heavy feeling… my friend was next to this place and left it for 10-15 minutes before a terrible tragedy. Sitting on the balcony within 100 metres, wondered about the helicopters circling over our heads. And only call my husband who was worried for me, clarified the situation! Unthinkable! Afraid to look at the victims… it Hurts! For what?” – written by the star of the series “My fair nanny” in his microblog.
Rosturizm recommends that tourists in the territory of Spain, to remain calm and avoid crowded places.