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Barcelona attack: what we know

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By Chris Harris
Barcelona attack: what we know

<h3>Barcelona</h3> <p>- A white van drove into crowds in the busy tourist area of Las Ramblas in central Barcelona on Thursday.</p> <p>- Spanish police say that the driver of the van, who fled on foot after ploughing into crowds, may still be alive and at large.</p> <p>- They initially believed he was Mousa Oukabir, one of the five men shot dead by police in the Catalan resort of Cambrils.</p> <p>- It is now believed that Younes Abouyaaqoub could have been the van driver.</p> <p>- Death toll: 13</p> <h3>Cambrils</h3> <p>- Another car ramming attack happened in Cambrils, a town 100km south-west of Barcelona, early on Friday.</p> <p>- An Audi A3 tried to mow down pedestrians on the seafront before crashing into a police vehicle.</p> <p>- A shoot-out with police broke out, in which five suspected attackers were killed, according to the regional government.</p> <p>- Seven people, including a police officer, were injured in Cambrils. A woman later died of her injuries.</p> <p>- Cambrils death toll: 1</p> <p>- Both attacks left 130 injured, 30 seriously.</p> <p>- Dead and injured include citizens from France, Germany, Pakistan and the Philippines.</p> <h3>The investigation</h3> <p>- The self-titled Islamic State group (<span class="caps">ISIL</span>) claimed responsibility for the Barcelona attack. </p> <p>- Police have arrested four people over the attacks.</p> <p>- Both attacks have been linked to an explosion at a house in Alcanar early on Thursday in which one person died.</p> <p>- Police have arrested four people in connection with the attacks. </p> <p>- Another three people have been identified but are still at large.</p> <p>- Police in France are looking for the driver of a white Renault Kangoo van that may have been used by people involved in the Barcelona attack.</p> <p>- Authorities have issued arrest warrants for four further suspects in connection with the attacks.</p> <p>- The Spanish government said that the terror cell behind the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils has been “dismantled”.</p>