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    Barcelona Terrorist Attack: What We Know So Far

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    A van hit pedestrians in Barcelona’s central Ramblas area on Thursday evening.

    • A van rammed into a crowd in Barcelona's Ramblas tourist area.
    • According media reports, at least 13 people were killed, 32 people were injured.
    • According to a statement from Catalonia government, 1 person is confirmed dead and 32 others in serious condition in hospital
    • The local police confirmed that it was a terrorist attack.
    • The police reccomended people to avoid the area.
    • The suspect fled the scene.
    • Shortly after the incident, two armed men broke into a restaurant nearby.
    • At the same time, local media reported, that armed perpetrators of the attack barricaded themselves in a Turkish restaurant near Boqueria market taking hostages.
    • El Periodico newspaper reported that the suspected perpetrator was a man of 5’7’’ wearing a white shirt with blue stripes.
    • The police is holding negotiations with the suspects.
    • The CIA has reportedly warned the Catalan police of possible terrorist attack prior to the van ramming in Barcelona's city center on Thursday.
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